English wine news

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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.

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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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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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Imbibe's Big English Wine Good Friday top picks

Today is Black Chalk's #theBIGenglishwinegoodfriday. The Imbibe team gladly took the hint and tasted some of their favourite English wines to celebrate.

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.

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.

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

Imbibe's Big English Wine Good Friday top picks

Today is Black Chalk's #theBIGenglishwinegoodfriday. The Imbibe team gladly took the hint and tasted some of their favourite English wines to celebrate.

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We talk to the man behind this weekend’s #theBIGenglishwinegoodfriday

The English wine industry has come together to urge drinkers to raise a glass of English wine this Bank Holiday Friday (10 April 2020), in a bid to help it weather the coronavirus storm. Imbibe meets Jacob Leadley of Black Chalk Wine, who came up with the idea.

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Hattingley Valley to release its first still wines

The new wines are a 2019 rosé and a 2016 Pinot Noir red

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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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New frontiers: The diversification of English and Welsh wine

The burgeoning English and Welsh wine scene is awash with innovation, finds Peter Richards MW.

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We talk to the man behind this weekend’s #theBIGenglishwinegoodfriday

The English wine industry has come together to urge drinkers to raise a glass of English wine this Bank Holiday Friday (10 April 2020), in a bid to help it weather the coronavirus storm. Imbibe meets Jacob Leadley of Black Chalk Wine, who came up with the idea.

News |  Wine

Hattingley Valley to release its first still wines

The new wines are a 2019 rosé and a 2016 Pinot Noir red

News |  Wine

Gusbourne lines up latest vintages

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

News |  Wine

New frontiers: The diversification of English and Welsh wine

The burgeoning English and Welsh wine scene is awash with innovation, finds Peter Richards MW.