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.
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 International Wine & Spirit Competition has teamed up with wine trade charity The Benevolent to introduce a trophy for the English Wine Producer of the Year.
It is English wine week and many of the UK’s wine writers, including Matthew Jukes, Terry Kirby and Susy Atkins, have acknowledged this by recommending English wines.
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