Mike Roberts MBE, founder of English sparkling wine estate Ridgeview in Sussex and chairman of English Wine Producers, has died.
English wineries produced just under 4.5 million bottles of wine in 2013, the highest volume ever produced, according to English Wine Producers.
English Wine Producers has unveiled a new logo and point of sale materials to support next month’s English Wine Week as the organisation announced details of its annual tasting.
English Wine Producers hosted an official launch event at ProWein yesterday for the International Cool Climate Wine Symposium 2016, revealing early details of the programme.
While the UK wine industry is hopeful of a healthy harvest, English Wine Producers has said it will fall short of a record-breaking year because of a “hangover” from the poor conditions of last year.
The Institute of Masters of Wine is celebrating its sixtieth anniversary this week in London with a five-day programme of tastings, seminars and events.
English wine producers have their fingers crossed for a good 2013 in which to fill their cellars after a poor 2012 and release the 2009 vintage.
This month’s London International Wine Fair will feature a series of pop-up tastings at its MyWineFair central hub.
English Wine Producers (EWP) will be exhibiting outside of the UK for the first time at this year’s ProWein.
English winemakers are offering reassurance that the 2012 harvest will not prove a complete washout.
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