Dorset’s Langham Estate has come top in an annual blind tasting of almost 100 English sparkling wines.
Christian Holthausen has joined Gusbourne Estate as its head of marketing and communications.
The head winemaker at English sparkling wine estate Nyetimber on living in the present moment, fear of entrapment and drinking fizz with Mo Farah.
A couple who set up their own winery in the French region of Languedoc are crossing the channel in a bid to produce “world-class” English sparkling wine in Kent.
2013 marked a major step forward for English sparkling wine, as demand moved beyond novelty appeal and instead founded on a reputation for high quality and value.
Nyetimber has become the first sparkling wine producer to release its bottling, riddling and disgorgement dates.
English sparkling wine producers Hattingley Valley has released its first vintage rosé.
Last week db headed down to the south coast of England to get involved in the first day of the harvest for English sparkling wine producer Hambledon.
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.
The Wine Times of Hong Kong recommends an “earth-shatteringly good” white wine as well as a sparkler with a “fresh and zingy citrus taste and a relatively long finish”.
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