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Thursday 18 December 2014

England

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 »

English winemakers hail ‘near perfect’ 2014

The English wine industry is revelling in the prospect of a second consecutive record year as this summer’s warm, dry conditions continue to hold out during harvest.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Chapel Down smashes funding target

English wine and beer producer Chapel Down has smashed its original crowdfunding target by raising £2.9 million from investors in just 10 days.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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