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Friday 31 October 2014

England

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 »

English sparkler expands range

One of the newest faces on the English sparkling wine scene, Ambriel, is launching its first blanc de noirs expression onto the market this week.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Topless women beer sign slammed

A pub has been branded as “tacky” and “misogynistic” after landlords put up a sign promising free beer for topless women.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Plumpton College appoints new winemaker

Plumpton College has announced the appointment of Sarah Midgley as its new winemaker.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Fish drinking rugby player faces jail

A rugby player filmed downing a cocktail of wine, spirits and live fish could be jailed after his actions were reported to the RSPCA.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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