Cornwall’s Camel Valley vineyard awarded PDO

Cornwall's Camel Valley has become the first UK wine producer to receive a Protected Designation Origin (PDO) from the European Union, in relation to its ‘Darnibole’ vineyard.

English sparkling producers in non-vintage push

With the English climate proving increasingly variable, sparkling wine producers are building up their reserve wine stocks and moving towards non-vintage expressions.

Strange tales: St Dunstan, the Devil and cider

Today is the feast day of St Dunstan, not a patron saint of beer or wine as such but, legend has it, he once made a deal with the Devil to blight some cider trees with frost.

Nyetimber loses 90% of buds in certain vineyards

The devastating spring frosts that swept through Europe last month have left revered English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber with bud losses of up to 90% in certain vineyard parcels in Hampshire and West Sussex.

English wine awards launched

December 6th, 2016

Simpsons opens new winery

October 27th, 2016

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