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Saturday 29 August 2015

English sparkling wine

A ‘handful’ of English producers making a profit

Richard Balfour-Lynn of Hush Heath in Kent has spoken out about the difficulty of making money from English wine, stating that only a “handful” of producers are making a profit.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Champagne houses eyeing top English estates

It’s only a matter of time before a Champagne house buys one of the top English sparkling wine estates, according to one leading English fizz producer.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Nothing wrong’ with 2012 vintage in England

Richard Balfour-Lynn, owner of Hush Heath in Kent, has defended the 2012 vintage in England, insisting a lack of preparation saw producers caught short.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

English wine flooded with ‘enthusiastic amateurs’

The romance behind the idea of making wine has led England to be flooded with “enthusiastic amateurs”, according to one key sparkling wine producer.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 4 Comments »

‘Champenois’ beat England at cricket

England’s cricketers may have regained the Ashes but the country’s sparkling wine producers tasted defeat at the hands of their Champagne counterparts this week.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco now wedding toast of choice

Italian sparkler Prosecco has overtaken Champagne as the toast of choice at British weddings, according to the latest figures from Laithwaite’s.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Sales fizz at Matthew Clark

High end Prosecco and English sparkling wine have helped to drive a 40% year-on year uplift in fizz sales at Matthew Clark, one of the UK’s largest on-trade suppliers.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Nyetimber converts Routemaster into bubble bus

English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber has converted a 1968 London Routemaster into a party bus in time for the summer season.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 8 vineyard stays: England and Wales

Planning a summer getaway? Check out our round up of English vineyards offering an idyllic setting and top wines for a quintessentially British escape.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Nyetimber partners with Ben Ainslie Racing

English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber has signed a three-year partnership with Ben Ainslie Racing, the team hoping to bring the America’s Cup to Britain.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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