The Oenophiliac

Bringing you stories from the world of wine and beer.

WSET rolls out English wine tasting for consumers


The WSET is launching an English wine-tasting club, the Pursuit of English Excellence, for consumers interested in finding out more about the category. The move comes on the back of rising popularity of … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

THE APPRENTICE DOES ‘ENGLISH SPARKLING WINE.’ GOD HELP US!


Wine is hard enough for the professionals. To hand it over as an exercise for a bunch of ‘executive’ wannabe’s on national TV is beyond a joke! So how will … Continue reading

May 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nyetimber redesign aims to convert Champagne drinkers


Nyetimber has redesigned its packaging with the aim of inspiring Champagne drinkers to choose English sparkling wines over French. New bottles for its Classic cuvee, blanc de blancs and rosé … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

EWP launches Celebrate with English Wine


English Wine Producers is to launch its new branding, Celebrate with English Wine, at its trade and press tasting next week. Launched in time for the prominent UK summer festivities, it … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Major new Sussex wine estate starts planting


A former hedge fund manager is setting out to plant what will one of the largest vineyards in England, in the South Downs in East Sussex. Located within a few … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

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