The number of UK wine producers has more than doubled during the last two years, based on new businesses registered with HM Revenue & Customs.
The English wine industry is revelling in the prospect of a second consecutive record year as this summer’s warm, dry conditions continue to hold out during harvest.
English wine and beer producer Chapel Down has smashed its original crowdfunding target by raising £2.9 million from investors in just 10 days.
English sparkling wine producer Hambledon Vineyard has created the potential to more than double its production by acquiring 46 acres from neighbouring Hampshire estate Meonhill.
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.
England plans to bring the spirit of the London Olympics to the ninth International Cool Climate Wine Symposium, which the UK will host in 2016.
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall officially opened the UK’s first dedicated viticulture and oenology research centre yesterday.
The struggling Co-operative Group is to sell its vineyard in Gloucestershire four years after planting vines on the site.
Two English wine estates have secured bank loans to expand this year as they attempt to meet growing demand.
Britain could become one of the world’s key wine producers by the middle of this century as global warming moves the limits of viticulture further north.
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