You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Friday 12 February 2016

English sparkling wine

Hush Heath releases extra-dry cuvée

English wine producer Hush Heath has expanded its range with the release of an extra dry, non-vintage cuvée, ‘Leslie’s Reserve’.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Bancroft backs new English sparkler

Bancroft Wines has taken on a new English sparkling wine from Kent that aims to fill the gap between Prosecco and a Champagne on a wine list.

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Flying Winemaker takes on English sparkler

Hong Kong’s Eddie McDougall and team have added IWC’s gold medal winner, Hart of Gold produced by Justin Howard-Sneyd MW to their portfolio.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 No Comments »

English and Welsh fizz aiming to hit MCC for six

The cricket-themed ‘MCC Sparkling Wine Challenge’ will pit English and Welsh fizz against Methode Cap Classique wines in a blind tasting in Cape Town on Sunday.

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Environment secretary to host first English wine summit

The UK’s Environment Secretary Liz Truss will host the first English wine summit in the New Year to build upon the industry’s growing success.

Monday, December 21st, 2015 No Comments »

English sparkling wine soaring at Waitrose

Sales of English sparkling wine are up by an impressive 188% at Waitrose, with homegrown fizz set to be the celebratory tipple of choice in the UK this Christmas.

Monday, December 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

Laser mapping – helpful, but not a game-changer

New laser mapping data released by Defra to help the English wine industry is unlikely to unearth “hidden gems”, a leading producer has said.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Spurrier’s sparkler snapped up by US importer

Wine writer Steven Spurrier’s English sparkling wine, Bride Valley, is to go on sale in the United States following a distribution deal with Jean-Claude Boisset.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Gusbourne making extra-aged prestige cuvée

English sparkling wine estate Gusbourne in Kent is developing a top-end prestige cuvée that will be aged on its lees for at least six years.

Monday, November 16th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

Most Read

Top 10 food and drink trends for 2016

12th January, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 wine books of 2015

4th January, 2016 by Lauren Eads

The Ritz creates 30 new perfume-inspired cocktails

24th November, 2015 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 wines in the UK press

16th November, 2015 by Neal Baker

Top 10 fine wine trends of 2015

4th January, 2016 by Patrick Schmitt

Matthew Clark predicts 2016 drinks trends

21st December, 2015 by Luke Terry

The week in pictures

13th November, 2015 by Neal Baker

China’s top 10 biggest wine importers

17th November, 2015 by Patrick Schmitt

Top 10 cocktails from Oriole bar

19th November, 2015 by Lucy Shaw

Nine wine trend predictions for 2016

7th January, 2016 by Lucy Shaw