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Monday 5 October 2015


England white wins ‘wine-off’ against Australia

An England versus Australia “wine-off” held by the WSTA saw a “shock” win for an English Bacchus against its Aussie Chardonnay counterpart.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

English wine to double production in 7 years

English vineyards are forecasted to double in capacity and production over the next seven years, British MPs have been told.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Rugby World Cup drinks match-ups

Whisky, wine and beer-producing nations are all going head-to-head this week, as we round up our drinks pairing tips for watching the Rugby World Cup action.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

‘No regrets’ over not making Nyetimber 2012

Nyetimber’s winemaker Brad Greatrix has revealed that he has no regrets about his decision not to make any English sparkling wine at the estate in 2012.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Nyetimber to release non-vintage sparkler

West Sussex-based English sparkling wine estate Nyetimber is to release a non-vintage fizz onto the market, having built up a reserve wine library since 2007.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Ridgeview brings in external expertise

Ridgeview has hired former Laithwaites winemaker and buyer Robin Langton as COO to help the English wine producer double production in the next five years.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

A ‘handful’ of English producers making a profit

Richard Balfour-Lynn of Hush Heath in Kent has spoken out about the difficulty of making money from English wine, stating that only a “handful” of producers are making a profit.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Champagne houses eyeing top English estates

It’s only a matter of time before a Champagne house buys one of the top English sparkling wine estates, according to one leading English fizz producer.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

English wine flooded with ‘enthusiastic amateurs’

The romance behind the idea of making wine has led England to be flooded with “enthusiastic amateurs”, according to one key sparkling wine producer.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 5 Comments »

UK touted to become wine tourism hub

The UK has the potential to become a “major player” in the world of wine tourism, according to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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