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Monday 28 July 2014

England

First English sparkling wine sorbet

England’s first sorbet made from locally made sparkling wine has been released.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Underage drinking rate at all-time low

The rate of underage drinking among 11 to 15 year olds in England has fallen to its lowest ever rate since records began in 1988.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Winery to host wine tasting marathon

A UK winery is preparing to host its 5th Annual Bacchus charity marathon complete with dedicated wine tasting stations along its 26-mile route.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

On this day 1453…England loses Bordeaux

On this day in 1453 the battle of Castillon was fought, bringing an end to the Hundred Years War and England’s hold on Bordeaux.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Footballer splashes out on £17K fizz

England under-21 and Sunderland striker Connor Wickham has been seen full of fizz as he cradles a 15 litre Armand de Brignac while on holiday in Spain.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Michael Owen signs deal with Spey

Former England footballer, Michael Owen, has signed a three-year contract to become the global ambassador of Scotch whisky brand Spey.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

English sparkling competes with the best

English footballers may lack a bit of fizz in Brazil but there’s top tier competition closer to home, and sparkling at that.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Italy headlines first results of IWSC 2014

Italy has topped the medal table in this year’s International Wine & Spirits Competition, which released its Northern Hemisphere wine results today.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Charlie Holland

Gusbourne Estate’s chief winemaker, Charlie Holland, tells db about his love of the countryside and fear of being buried alive.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

English wine – here for the long run or flash in the pan?

When it comes to food and drink we have a lot to be proud of in the UK

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 2 Comments »

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