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Wales

Plans for Wales’ third whisky distillery submitted

UK-based drinks distributor Halewood International has submitted plans to open what could become only the third whisky distillery in Wales.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

Grape Britain: 10 unlikely vineyards in the UK

With the news that the UK is set to become a major exporter of wine by 2100, we look at some of the more unusual places that British producers are growing grapes.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Welsh whisky from 1900 sells for £14k

Two 120-year-old bottles of Welsh whisky have sold for £14,500 at auction, setting a precedent for whiskies of this age and origin in the future.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

UKVA aims for ‘clear commitment’ to rejoin OIV

The UKVA has welcomed the news that Defra is considering the UK rejoining the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV), vowing to work towards a “clear commitment” to do so.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Government publishes post-Brexit export plans

The government has sought to calm fears over UK trade following Brexit by publishing a template to boost exports of British booze globally.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Tiny Rebel brewery reveals new site plans to support growth

Tiny Rebel brewery reveals new site plans to support growth

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Welsh gin made with ‘biosphere’ botanicals

Mid-Wales’s first ever commercial distillery has launched a gin made with 19 botanicals foraged from a Unesco ‘biosphere’ site.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 No Comments »

English wine gets 37 new producers

No less than 37 new English wine producers entered the industry last year to meet growing consumer demand for English sparkling wine.

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Ty Nant launches new website

Welsh mineral water brand, Ty Nant, has launched a redesigned company website and enhanced its social media presence.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Ancre Hill Estates doubles vineyard area

The Welsh biodynamic wine producer Ancre Hill Estates has moved towards tripling its production with the planting of 8,000 new vines on 11 acres of land in Monmouthshire.

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 No Comments »

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