A couple who sold their house and bought a vineyard are to launch their first vintage under the banner Smith and Evans English Sparkling Wine.
England’s first sorbet made from locally made sparkling wine has been released.
Cornish winery, Camel Valley, could see its winemaker, Sam Lindo, awarded the title of International Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year.
Gusbourne Estate’s chief winemaker, Charlie Holland, tells db about his love of the countryside and fear of being buried alive.
When it comes to food and drink we have a lot to be proud of in the UK
Rathfinny Estate has opened the largest purpose built winery in the UK, which aims to produce one million bottles of sparkling wine a year by 2020.
Gloucestershire producer Three Choirs Vineyard has acquired struggling Hampshire estate Wickham Vineyard in order to up its still wine production.
English wineries produced just under 4.5 million bottles of wine in 2013, the highest volume ever produced, according to English Wine Producers.
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.
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