One of the English wine industry’s largest producers has hit out at UK Members of Parliament for showing such an unpatriotic approach to their cellar.
English sparkling wine accounted for just 48 of over 25,000 bottles of fizz bought for the House of Commons’ cellar in the last four years.
English winemakers are rhapsodising about the predicted quality of the 2014 vintage, with one producer describing it as a “once in a lifetime crop”.
Champagne will be shunned for English sparkling wine next year when Britain’s biggest cruise ship is officially named.
Mike Roberts MBE, founder of English sparkling wine estate Ridgeview in Sussex and chairman of English Wine Producers, has died.
From Eva Green and The Noisettes, to flaming pastries, Piña Coladas and loquacious cockatoos, it’s been a colourful week in the drinks business.
English wine producer Hush Heath Estate has introduced a “more approachable” range to help broaden the appeal of English sparkling wine.
English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber is to launch a pop-up shop and tasting room in London in the run up to Christmas.
Export markets are becoming an increasingly important focus for the English sparkling wine industry as its profile and production soar.
Champagne houses will soon be seeking to acquire some of England’s top sparkling wine estates, according to one producer in the UK.
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