English sparkling wine

First Pinotage vineyard planted in the UK

Members of the wine trade and press gathered at Leonardslee Gardens in West Sussex for the planting of the first Pinotage in the UK yesterday, a nod to owner Penny Streeter OBE and the Benguela Collection's South African connections. 

Hush Heath to open £4m winery and more than triple production

Kentish wine estate Hush Heath is to open its new £4 million winery and visitor centre in August as it aims to increase production from 150,000 bottles to 500,000 a year over the next five years.

London’s latest urban winery opens in Battersea

Joining London Cru in Earl’s Court and Renegade in Bethnal Green is the latest addition to London’s urban winery scene – Blackbook in Battersea.

Wiston Estate appoints Swig as London on-trade distributor

West Sussex-based wine producer Wiston Estate was named South African specialist Swig Wines as its exclusive London on-trade distributor. 

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

March 26th, 2018

Uncorked: Lizzy Rudd

March 16th, 2018

db Drinks: The Coral Room

January 31st, 2018

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