English sparkling wine

Ex-Nathan Outlaw chef named Ridgeview winemaker

Rory Loftus, a 23-year-old former chef who worked under Nathan Outlaw, has been appointed assistant head winemaker at English sparkling estate Ridgeview.

London winery to sell new fizz for £100

Urban winery Renegade London has begun the pre-sale for its new English sparkling wine, a blanc de noirs costing £100 a bottle and which is being aged in a church crypt.

Number of UK wine producers at a record high

The number of wine producers in the UK is at a record high, having risen by 13% in the past year according to accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young.

Five of the best restaurants in London for English wine

It might still command a relatively small proportion of most restaurant wine lists, but as interest in English fizz grows many of London's restaurants are catching on to growing demand, offering a homegrown selection of England's finest wines.

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