English sparkling wine news

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English wineries report an 'exceptional' 2020 harvest

Some good news has been issued from English wineries despite the gloom of 2020: this year’s harvest, while down on yield, is set to be fantastic.

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Roebuck Estates releases Blanc de Noirs 2015

West Sussex-based Roebuck Estates has introduced a new blanc de noirs sparkling wine from the 2015 harvest to the market.

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EebriaTrade adds UK wine to its offering in time for English Wine Week

In the days leading to English Wine Week, leading drinks distributor EebriaTrade has added a number of UK wines to its portfolio.

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New products: Latest top wine launches

We take a look at the latest wine launches - from single vineyard Malbec and Manzanilla En Rama, to low-abv Souvignier Gris and single harvest Port.

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Nyetimber to plant 205,000 vines despite coronavirus crisis

The leading English sparkling wine producer announced it's going ahead with its plans to plant 205,000 vines this year, despite the challenges generated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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WineGB announces series of initiatives to support the UK wine industry

The initiatives have been announced as a response to the challenges faced by UK wineries amid the covid-19 pandemic.

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The Big English Wine Good Friday registers unexpected success

Black Chalk wine's initiative experienced a remarkable and unexpected success over the Easter weekend.

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Highweald Wine acquires Lake Street Vineyard in Sussex

Sussex-based English wine producer Highweald Wine, a subsidiary of Highweald Beverages, has announced the acquisition of Lake Street Vineyard.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

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Nyetimber to plant 205,000 vines despite coronavirus crisis

The leading English sparkling wine producer announced it's going ahead with its plans to plant 205,000 vines this year, despite the challenges generated by the coronavirus pandemic.

News |  Wine

WineGB announces series of initiatives to support the UK wine industry

The initiatives have been announced as a response to the challenges faced by UK wineries amid the covid-19 pandemic.

News |  Wine

The Big English Wine Good Friday registers unexpected success

Black Chalk wine's initiative experienced a remarkable and unexpected success over the Easter weekend.

News |  Wine

Highweald Wine acquires Lake Street Vineyard in Sussex

Sussex-based English wine producer Highweald Wine, a subsidiary of Highweald Beverages, has announced the acquisition of Lake Street Vineyard.

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Gusbourne lines up latest vintages

Kent-based Gusbourne has released the latest vintages of its Blanc de Blancs and Brut Reserve.

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Hush Heath Estate unveils limited-edition winemaker series

The three wines are a blanc de blancs, a still white made with all seven champagne grapes and a still Pinot Meunier.

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Low-abv sparkling wine Wild Life Botanicals launches

0.5% abv Wild Life Botanicals Nude and Blush are made in Cornwall.

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Awareness and consumption of English sparkling wine keep rising

A recent report published by Wine Intelligence showed that awareness and consumption of English sparkling wine have risen for the third year in a row.

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Gusbourne lines up latest vintages

Kent-based Gusbourne has released the latest vintages of its Blanc de Blancs and Brut Reserve.

News |  Wine

Hush Heath Estate unveils limited-edition winemaker series

The three wines are a blanc de blancs, a still white made with all seven champagne grapes and a still Pinot Meunier.

News |  Wine

Low-abv sparkling wine Wild Life Botanicals launches

0.5% abv Wild Life Botanicals Nude and Blush are made in Cornwall.

News |  Wine

Awareness and consumption of English sparkling wine keep rising

A recent report published by Wine Intelligence showed that awareness and consumption of English sparkling wine have risen for the third year in a row.