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Press Release: English Wines to make their début at ProWein 2013


2013 sparks a new move for English Wine Producers (EWP), who will be exhibiting at ProWein for the first time, bringing a new focus on wine markets outside of the … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Press Release: UK’s Henners Multi-Vintage Wine Concept Launched


Henners, the sparkling wine producer based near Herstmonceaux in East Sussex, has just announced a new concept for English sparkling wine that will in time form a major part of … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Press Release – UK wine harvest is underway and despite a challenging year quality is promised


Despite the news that one of England’s major sparkling wine producers has made the decision not to harvest this year, all other leading English wine producers are now harvesting, and … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Champagne Review: Champagne Jacquart, Brut Mosaїque and Blanc de Blancs Vintage


We all know the names of Veuve Clicquot, Moёt et Chandon, Taittinger.  Bollinger was made famous via its association with everyone’s favourite British spy, James Bond. Champagne Jacquart on the … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 4 Comments

LIWF 2012 – Day 3


Day 3 has been and gone. No seminars today. More about finding the more obscure wines. We all know the usual suspects, France, Spain, Italy, Australia, California. I have absolutely … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

5M BOTTLES OF ENGLISH FIZZ TO BE SOLD BY 2015


Sales of English sparkling wine in the UK are set to hit 5 million bottles by 2015, according to Ridgeview winemaker Charlie Holland. Ridgeview “It’s a nervous and exciting time … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 3 Comments

Press Release. Experience Card – Upperton Vineyard Tours


Upperton Vineyard Tours & Afternoon Teas The English wine industry is booming, with more vineyards in this country than ever before. Andy Rogers from Upperton Vineyards explains why, and outlines … Continue reading

May 20, 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

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

GST best measure for viticulturists


GST (growing season temperature) may be the climatic index of choice for viticulturists. Pioneering cool climate viticulturist Dr Andrew Pirie, of Tamar Ridge, revitalised GST as a single measure offering … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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