An England versus Australia “wine-off” held by the WSTA saw a “shock” win for an English Bacchus against its Aussie Chardonnay counterpart.
English vineyards are forecasted to double in capacity and production over the next seven years, British MPs have been told.
Whisky, wine and beer-producing nations are all going head-to-head this week, as we round up our drinks pairing tips for watching the Rugby World Cup action.
Nyetimber’s winemaker Brad Greatrix has revealed that he has no regrets about his decision not to make any English sparkling wine at the estate in 2012.
West Sussex-based English sparkling wine estate Nyetimber is to release a non-vintage fizz onto the market, having built up a reserve wine library since 2007.
Ridgeview has hired former Laithwaites winemaker and buyer Robin Langton as COO to help the English wine producer double production in the next five years.
Richard Balfour-Lynn of Hush Heath in Kent has spoken out about the difficulty of making money from English wine, stating that only a “handful” of producers are making a profit.
It’s only a matter of time before a Champagne house buys one of the top English sparkling wine estates, according to one leading English fizz producer.
The romance behind the idea of making wine has led England to be flooded with “enthusiastic amateurs”, according to one key sparkling wine producer.
The UK has the potential to become a “major player” in the world of wine tourism, according to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.
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