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Wednesday 1 July 2015

England

Gusbourne signs sommelier talent

English wine producer Gusbourne has recruited one of the UK’s top sommeliers, Laura Rhys MS, to a new role managing the brand’s international development.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Waitrose sales of English wine jump 95%

Volume sales of English wine at Waitrose increased by 95% in 2014 compared to the previous year, with the industry said to be experiencing “real momentum”.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Canada’s taste for English gin ‘soaring’

Grape-distilled English gin Chilgove will be available in Canada from April, with interest in the spirit said to be “soaring”.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Plant viruses threaten English vines

Plant viruses with the potential to cause widespread damage to the UK’s growing wine industry have been identified in England for the first time.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Wine worth £10k stolen in second raid

Thieves have escaped with 375 cases of wine worth more than £10,000 after a second raid at a warehouse in West Sussex this week.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Thieves steal £80k worth of wine from Bolney

Nearly 5,000 bottles of wine worth £80,000 have been stolen from Bolney Wine Estate in West Sussex overnight.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

England v NZ in cricket blind taste-off

Ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, English sparkling wine is taking on its Kiwi counterpart in a blind tasting dubbed the “Battle of the Bubbles”.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Glass of wine as harmful as ‘three shots’

The head of Public Health England has said that drinking a glass of wine is as harmful as downing three shots of vodka.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 4 Comments »

NHS launches pill to cut alcohol cravings

A pill that promises to reduce the desire to drink alcohol is now available on prescription from the NHS.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

English sparkling wine to name ship

Champagne will be shunned for English sparkling wine next year when Britain’s biggest cruise ship is officially named.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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