Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson showed his faith in English wine by gifting a case of it to New Zealand’s foreign minister Murray McCully this week.
Northern multiple retailer Booths has tripled its range of English wines and boosted its Italian and Spanish ranges.
Leading wine academics have echoed wine critic and expert Jancis Robinson MW’s call for the UK to rejoin the OIV, saying they represent the views of producers, traders and retailers across the UK wine sector.
A website specialising in English and Welsh wine is preparing to host a panel tasting focusing solely on the Bacchus grape.
Wine writer and broadcaster Oz Clarke has been named English Wine Producers’ Communicator of the Year for 2016.
Independent wine retailer Vagabond Wines is planning to open an urban English winery in London over the next 18 months including a visitor centre that can attract tourists.
Sussex winery Kingscote Estate has released its first ever sparkling wine, which it has named Cuvée Christen in homage to its late founder, Christen Monge.
English winemaker Chapel Down has been invited to join the British luxury exchange group, Walpole.
English sparkling wine producer Gusbourne Estate is raising up to £10m through issuing new bonds to support its newly planted vineyards.
Popular US wine education blog Wine Folly has published a guide to English wine with one substantial omission – can you spot it?
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