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Sunday 26 April 2015

England

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 »

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 »

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