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Wednesday 7 October 2015


Ridgeview brings in external expertise

Ridgeview has hired former Laithwaites winemaker and buyer Robin Langton as COO to help the English wine producer double production in the next five years.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

English winemakers hope for hat trick

Frost-free spring conditions followed by a heatwave during flowering have left English winemakers “cautiously optimistic for a great vintage.”

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Ridgeview makes push on US market

English sparkling wine producer Ridgeview has teamed up with US-based New Horizon Wines in a bid to develop a market for its wines in the US.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

New look for Ridgeview range

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Ridgeview Wine Estate this year, the estate’s entire range has gone through a packaging redesign.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

English wine sales to hit £100m in 2015

Sales of English and Welsh wines are predicted to hit £100 million in 2015 with the reputation of “brand England” continuing to gain strength.

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

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 Proust Q&A: Charlie Holland

Gusbourne Estate’s chief winemaker, Charlie Holland, tells db about his love of the countryside and fear of being buried alive.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

England to put Olympic spirit into wine symposium

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.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

EWP ‘fingers crossed’ for 2013

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.

Friday, May 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Laithwaite’s yields grapes for top English sparklers

The combined forces of families Laithwaite and Roberts are source of England’s best sparkling wines according to a tasting last week.

Friday, March 8th, 2013 No Comments »

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