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Friday 30 January 2015

English sparkling wine

González Byass UK signs first English fizz

English sparkling wine producer Coates & Seely has switched its distribution to González Byass UK.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

British embassies ‘should serve English wine’

A Tory MP has called for British embassies to serve more English and Welsh wine to foreign dignitaries rather than French.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

English wine sales to hit £100m in 2015

Sales of English and Welsh wines are predicted to hit £100 million in 2015 with the reputation of “brand England” continuing to gain strength.

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

English winery slams Westminster bubbles

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.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

UK leaders shun English fizz

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.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

‘Once in a lifetime’ crop for English wine

English winemakers are rhapsodising about the predicted quality of the 2014 vintage, with one producer describing it as a “once in a lifetime crop”.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

English sparkling wine to name ship

Champagne will be shunned for English sparkling wine next year when Britain’s biggest cruise ship is officially named.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Ridgeview founder Mike Roberts dies

Mike Roberts MBE, founder of English sparkling wine estate Ridgeview in Sussex and chairman of English Wine Producers, has died.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

From Eva Green and The Noisettes, to flaming pastries, Piña Coladas and loquacious cockatoos, it’s been a colourful week in the drinks business.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Hush Heath adds new sparkling tier

English wine producer Hush Heath Estate has introduced a “more approachable” range to help broaden the appeal of English sparkling wine.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

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