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Monday 22 December 2014

English sparkling wine

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 »

Nyetimber to launch London pop-up

English sparkling wine producer Nyetimber is to launch a pop-up shop and tasting room in London in the run up to Christmas.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

English fizz sets sights on export push

Export markets are becoming an increasingly important focus for the English sparkling wine industry as its profile and production soar.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne houses eyeing English fizz

Champagne houses will soon be seeking to acquire some of England’s top sparkling wine estates, according to one producer in the UK.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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