English 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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Lyme Bay Winery reports 'record alcohol levels' for Pinot Noir

The Devon-based winery is finishing up its 2020 harvest, and has found potential alcohol levels of 14.7% in its Pinot Noir grapes.

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Bristol urban vineyard releases first vintage

Following its launch during lockdown, Bristol urban vineyard, Nania’s, is about to launch its first vintage as a rosé spritzer.

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WineGB Awards 2020 trophy winners announced

The trophy winners of the 2020 WineGB Awards have been revealed today, with Hattingley Valley scooping the Top Sparkling Trophy and Supreme Champion Awards.

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Hattingley Valley releases still Pinot Noir

It's the Hampshire-based winery's secondary iteration of its Still by Hattingley range.

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Champagne Taittinger’s new Kent winery gets the go ahead

Champagne Taittinger’s project in Kent, Domaine Evremond, has received planning approval to build a winery and visitor centre.

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New 2019 Bacchus vintages and online tastings from Bolney Wine Estate

The Sussex-based winemaker has released is Estate and Lychgate Bacchus wines, as well as launching free virtual events in time for English Wine Week.

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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.

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

News |  Wine

Hattingley Valley releases still Pinot Noir

It's the Hampshire-based winery's secondary iteration of its Still by Hattingley range.

News |  Wine

Champagne Taittinger’s new Kent winery gets the go ahead

Champagne Taittinger’s project in Kent, Domaine Evremond, has received planning approval to build a winery and visitor centre.

News |  Wine

New 2019 Bacchus vintages and online tastings from Bolney Wine Estate

The Sussex-based winemaker has released is Estate and Lychgate Bacchus wines, as well as launching free virtual events in time for English Wine Week.

News |  Wine

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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British and Irish brewers, distillers and wine makers join forces in new #RaiseAGlass campaign

Drinks producers have launched #RaiseAGlass to encourage drinkers to buy direct from local suppliers and save their industry.

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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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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.

News |  Wine

British and Irish brewers, distillers and wine makers join forces in new #RaiseAGlass campaign

Drinks producers have launched #RaiseAGlass to encourage drinkers to buy direct from local suppliers and save their industry.

News |  Wine

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.