The Oenophiliac

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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 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

English wine harvest ‘not looking good’, say winemakers


As England continues to suffer the wettest early summer since records began, winemakers are beginning to wonder if they are going to have any grapes to harvest at all. England: … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

Boost for English wine around Jubilee


UK wine producers benefited from the Jubilee celebrations and a high-profile media presence, by seeing a record average 80%-plus increase in sales. Mardi Roberts, sales and marketing manager of Ridgeview … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

My take on LIWF 2012 – Harpers Blog


LIWF 2012 Review Harpers Wine & Spirit Trades Review – Blog  So as the dust settles on another year at London’s premier wine show I ask myself, what did I … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

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