China’s president Xi Jinping was treated to English sparkling wine, white Burgundy, first growth Bordeaux and Vin de Constance at last night’s UK state dinner.
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.
Frost-free spring conditions followed by a heatwave during flowering have left English winemakers “cautiously optimistic for a great vintage.”
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.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Ridgeview Wine Estate this year, the estate’s entire range has gone through a packaging redesign.
Sales of English and Welsh wines are predicted to hit £100 million in 2015 with the reputation of “brand England” continuing to gain strength.
Mike Roberts MBE, founder of English sparkling wine estate Ridgeview in Sussex and chairman of English Wine Producers, has died.
Gusbourne Estate’s chief winemaker, Charlie Holland, tells db about his love of the countryside and fear of being buried alive.
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.
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.
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