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Monday 2 March 2015

England

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 »

Global thirst for sparkling wine insatiable

Consumers around the world have developed an insatiable thirst for sparkling wine with global sales having surged by 30% in the last decade.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol-related hospital admissions drop

While the number of people being admitted to hospital in England due to alcohol has fallen, treating alcohol-related illnesses is still costing the NHS £2.8 billion a year.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Benefits of UK village pubs tallied

The positive impacts of pubs in rural communities have been shown to be worth around £100K to local economies, according to a recent study.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne houses eyeing English fizz

Champagne houses will soon be seeking to acquire some of England’s top sparkling wine estates, according to one producer in the UK.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Rugby star Sheridan targets wine trade

Former England rugby player Andrew Sheridan has announced he is retiring from the sport with plans to “forge a new career” in the wine trade.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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