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Wednesday 22 February 2017 loc: GB

England

Flood of ‘English Champagne’ very unlikely

A post-Brexit flood of ‘English Champagne’ into the EU is “unlikely in the extreme”, Andrew Hawes, chairman of the UK Champagne Agents’ Association, has stated.

Monday, February 20th, 2017 2 Comments »

Chapel Down launches French exports

English wine brand Chapel Down has launched its French exports during Paris Fashion Week, after securing a partnering with luxury wine distributor Perles Du Monde.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 No Comments »

Lindo clarifies ‘British Fizz’ comments, trade reacts

Bob Lindo of Camel Valley in Cornwall has written an open letter to clarify his stance on the proposed ‘British Fizz’ PGI, which the wine trade has largely criticised.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 5 Comments »

WSTA pours cold water on ‘British Fizz’ PGI bid

The WSTA has poured cold water on a bid to register ‘British Fizz’ as a protected name for English sparkling wine, saying it was a “side-show” in the run-up to the triggering of Article 50 of Brexit.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

André Simon Awards: ‘The Apple Orchard’

Next in the series of extracts from the André Simon Awards shortlist is a passage from Pete Brown’s homage to that most English of fruits – the apple.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Americans coin new name for English sparkling

While the producers of English sparkling wine have been debating about a suitable brand name for their increasingly-popular product, the Americans have already chosen a term – and it may become protected.

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 10 Comments »

Grape Britain: 10 unlikely vineyards in the UK

With the news that the UK is set to become a major exporter of wine by 2100, we look at some of the more unusual places that British producers are growing grapes.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Health body calls for MUP on alcohol in England

Public Health England has called for the government to introduce minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol to reduce the impact of alcohol-related harm.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

English wine awards launched

England’s first independent wine competition will launch next March to shine a light on the best still and sparkling wines being made in the country.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Could climate change lead to British Malbec?

Changing global temperatures could lead to Britain becoming a major wine exporter by 2100, when Malbec could feasibly be grown in Slough, say two University College London professors.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

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