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Saturday 24 January 2015

Ridgeview

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 »

English harvest “not all doom and gloom”

English winemakers are offering reassurance that the 2012 harvest will not prove a complete washout.

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 No Comments »

Top 10 trends in UK retail (5-1)

We take the temperature of the nation’s wine retail sector, and find five trends making the biggest impact on the industry

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 No Comments »

Week in pictures

Week in pictures this week includes Danish ants, an edible plant pot and an English wine road trip.

Friday, August 3rd, 2012 1 Comment »

5m bottles of English fizz to be sold by 2015

Sales of English sparkling wine in the UK are set to hit 5 million bottles by 2015, according to Ridgeview winemaker Charlie Holland.

Thursday, May 24th, 2012 1 Comment »

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