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English sparkling wine

The week in pictures

Storm Doris failed to dampen our spirits this week as Annie Lindo powered through pruning her 140,000th vine, Ehrmanns wine held their annual portfolio tasting, Luxardo launched its new Bitter Bianco and we headed to II Bar at the Bulgari Hotel for a ‘Negroni tray.’

Friday, February 24th, 2017 1 Comment »

Chapel Down launches French exports

English wine brand Chapel Down has launched its French exports during Paris Fashion Week, after securing a partnering with luxury wine distributor Perles Du Monde.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 No Comments »

The Queen’s English fizz sells out

The Queen’s English sparkling wine, Windsor Great Park, has proved such a success that Laithwaite’s is taking pre-orders for the eagerly awaited second batch.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Lindo clarifies ‘British Fizz’ comments, trade reacts

Bob Lindo of Camel Valley in Cornwall has written an open letter to clarify his stance on the proposed ‘British Fizz’ PGI, which the wine trade has largely criticised.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 5 Comments »

WSTA pours cold water on ‘British Fizz’ PGI bid

The WSTA has poured cold water on a bid to register ‘British Fizz’ as a protected name for English sparkling wine, saying it was a “side-show” in the run-up to the triggering of Article 50 of Brexit.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Americans coin new name for English sparkling

While the producers of English sparkling wine have been debating about a suitable brand name for their increasingly-popular product, the Americans have already chosen a term – and it may become protected.

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 10 Comments »

English fizz boosts Waitrose’s Christmas

English wine sales soared at Waitrose over the Christmas period, with Champagne also seeing a healthy bump, the retailer has said.

Friday, January 6th, 2017 No Comments »

Top 10 food and drink trends for 2017

We gaze into our crystal ball to bring you what we believe will be the biggest food and drink trends to catch fire in London this year, from orange wine and tacos to fancy fried chicken.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 2 Comments »

English fizz earns ‘export wings’ in 2016

Sales of English fizz continued to boom throughout 2016, with the number of countries receiving imports increasing by a third compared with 2015.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

Chapel Down partners The Boat Race

English sparkling wine producer Chapel Down has announced a four-year sponsorship deal with the Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

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