English Wine Producers hosted an official launch event at ProWein yesterday for the International Cool Climate Wine Symposium 2016, revealing early details of the programme.
Australian brand Hardys has announced a major three-year sponsorship deal, which makes it the official wine partner of England Cricket.
The struggling Co-operative Group is to sell its vineyard in Gloucestershire four years after planting vines on the site.
English sparkling wine producers Hattingley Valley has released its first vintage rosé.
While the UK wine industry is hopeful of a healthy harvest, English Wine Producers has said it will fall short of a record-breaking year because of a “hangover” from the poor conditions of last year.
England’s rugby captain Chris Robshaw has opened a wine bar in Winchester with his friend and former Hampshire cricketer Kevin Latouf.
Matthew Jukes recommends a “ravishing” Sauvignon Gris, while Victoria Moore picks out a fino boasting “the iodine nostril-blast of seaweed blown at you on a gusty day.”
The 2013 harvest is underway at Camel Valley in Cornwall in what is set to be the estate’s largest crop since it started producing wine in 1992.
Around 10,000 beer cans have been cleared from London’s Trafalgar Square during a clean-up operation following Wednesday night’s England v Scotland football match.
Councils in England have listed 100 pubs as “assets of value to the community” in a move which is designed to halt the number of pub closures.
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