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Simpsons Wine Estate to showcase bumper 2018 harvest at LWF

Published:  11 April, 2019

Kent producer Simpsons Wine Estate is gearing up to unveil a number of new releases at next month's London Wine Fair (LWF).

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Gusbourne to grow its West Sussex vines in 2020

Published:  10 April, 2019

Gusbourne Estate is planning on increasing its acreage in West Sussex with vines to be planted across 57 acres.

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Plumpton climate change research could help boost English vine productivity

Published:  05 April, 2019

Soon to be released research carried out in Sussex could help unlock the secret of yields – and discover why they fluctuate so wildly from year to year in the UK.

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Prowein: Nyetimber prepares to step up presence in ‘traditional’ sparkling wine producing countries

Published:  19 March, 2019

Nyetimber has recruited an international area sales manager for Europe as part of plans to increase its presence in the traditional sparkling wine producing countries.

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Surrey Hills vineyards join forces to form ‘English wine region’

Published:  12 March, 2019

Five vineyards based in the Surrey Hills area of outstanding natural beauty have joined forces to form a new English wine region - ‘Vineyards of the Surrey Hills’.

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Roberson Wine & Simpsons team up to launch new still wine range

Published:  25 February, 2019

Simpsons Wine Estate and Roberson Wine have joined forces to launch four new English still wines.

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WineGB celebrates ‘turning point’ on back of record 2018 vintage

Published:  01 February, 2019

The gathering momentum of the English and Welsh wine industry was much in evidence on Thursday night at a packed gala dinner at London’s Vintners’ Hall.

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A thoroughly English affair with Peter Hall, Breaky Bottom

Published:  22 January, 2019

Andrew Catchpole catches up with Breaky Bottom’s inimitable English winemaker

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Plumpton College records largest cohort of wine students to date

Published:  04 December, 2018

Plumpton College has recorded the largest student intake for its wine courses since the education centre was launched 30 years ago.

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England sparkles in latest IWC round

Published:  28 November, 2018

Two English sparkling wines were awarded gold in the latest round of the International Wine Challenge (IWC).

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WSTA returns to Tokyo to promote homegrown wine and gin

Published:  28 November, 2018

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) this week travelled to Tokyo to showcase the quality of English wine and British gin in a bid to boost exports.

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Naked Wines launches crowdfunded English fizz from Simpsons

Published:  28 November, 2018

Naked Wines has launched its first crowdfunded English sparkling wine in collaboration with Simpsons Wine Estate.

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Chapel Down adds three European reds

Published:  28 November, 2018

Chapel Down has added three European red wines to its portfolio as part of its Great Minds Drink Alike initiative.

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Simpsons releases its first sparkler

Published:  13 November, 2018

Kent estate Simpsons has released its first sparkling wine, six years after its founders branched out from the Languedoc in France to launch their first UK venture.

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Research unveils UK winemaking areas that could rival Champagne

Published:  09 November, 2018

New research has unveiled winemaking areas in the UK that could rival Champagne – and they’re not necessarily what you might expect.

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Ban on post duty point dilution could hammer British made and low abv wine

Published:  05 November, 2018

A change to legislation in the 2018 Budget policy document could have a significant impact on products made from concentrate in the UK, including British made wine, low abv wines, RTDs, sherry-style drinks and flavoured ciders – anything which is diluted after fermentation.

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Hattingley signs nationwide deal with Whole Foods Market

Published:  05 November, 2018

Hattingley Valley has has signed a nationwide deal with Whole Foods Market and expanded its reach in Australia and Germany. 

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Missed opportunity: What a rise with inflation means for the UK wine trade

Published:  30 October, 2018

Pub landlords and spirits importers will be breathing a sigh of relief this morning, but not the nation’s wine trade – which is looking at an extra £90 million bill in duty next year.

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Former Armit Wines' marketing head joins Gusbourne in new role

Published:  26 October, 2018

Kent winery Gusbourne has appointed Jonathan White as head of marketing.

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Low disease pressure and minimal intervention casts warm glow over UK wine industry

Published:  24 October, 2018

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