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English sparkling wine

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 No 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 8 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 No 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 »

Digby the first English fizz down under

Digby Fine English is the first English sparkling wine to go on sale in Australia on a commercial scale after striking a distribution deal with retail giant Woolworths.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

English wine awards launched

England’s first independent wine competition will launch next March to shine a light on the best still and sparkling wines being made in the country.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Ridgeview CEO named ‘business woman of the year’

Tamara Roberts, CEO of English winery Ridgeview, has been named ‘Sussex Businesswoman of the Year’.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 No Comments »

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