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Tuesday 1 December 2015


Top English fizz ‘like great grower Champagne’

England’s top sparkling wines are more similar in character and style to grower Champagnes than Grandes Marques according to one UK producer.

Friday, November 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

Chapel Down orange wine released

With the trend for orange wine production on the rise in the UK, this week sees the first commercial release of an English orange wine, made by Chapel Down.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Hampshire vineyards create wine association

Seven Hampshire wineries have joined forces to create a new group to promote the English county’s sparkling and still wines.

Friday, October 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Trend for English ‘orange’ wine growing

A trend is developing in England for “orange” wine production with two skin contact wines made from white grape Bacchus due to come onto the market.

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Britain uncorked: winemaking in the UK

The UK wine industry is flourishing and is set to grow by £100 million this year. As such, we present this infographic detailing all manner of facts about the booming industry.

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 1 Comment »

1415: We few…

In part III we examine how after Agincourt the city of London welcomed Henry home with an abundance of wine and one French prisoner was tasked with tasked with tracking down some rare Burgundy to help secure his release.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

1415: The million gallon question

As the 600th anniversary of Agincourt approaches, in the first of a new three-part series we examine the role of wine in the campaign. Part I: Just how big were the English wine supplies?

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Waitrose backs English sweet wines

Waitrose has launched an English dessert wine, the first multiple retailer to do so.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 2 Comments »

On this day 1264… Jerez liberated

On this day in 1264 the Kingdom of Castile captured Jerez de la Frontera from the Moors.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 No Comments »

England white wins ‘wine-off’ against Australia

An England versus Australia “wine-off” held by the WSTA saw a “shock” win for an English Bacchus against its Aussie Chardonnay counterpart.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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