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English winemakers welcome 'perfect' conditions

Published:  19 July, 2013

This year's record summer temperatures could produce a quality vintage on a par with 2009, according to English wine producers.

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Government wine consumption up 20% in 2012

Published:  12 July, 2013

The amount of wine consumed at government functions was up 20% last year due to events like the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics.

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Camilla calls for new name for English sparkling wine

Published:  10 July, 2013

This week the Duchess of Cornwall officiated the opening of the redeveloped Hambledon Vineyard Winery in Hampshire and...

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Chapel Down secures £4.3m equity funding

Published:  08 July, 2013

Chapel Down, the English wine and beer producer, has secured £4.3 million in new equity funding needed to increase...

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Demand for English wine as Rathfinny plants more vines

Published:  09 April, 2013

Rathfinny Estate has received calls from supermarkets keen to stock its English wine, despite being a year away from...

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English sparkling wine could be threat to Champagne sales

Published:  05 April, 2013

English sparkling wine could become the biggest threat to future Champagne sales if the quality and diversity of offer...

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English sparkling wines get rave reviews at ProWein

Published:  29 March, 2013

English sparkling wine was seen as one of the big successes at last week's ProWein with wines from the five participating wineries receiving rave reviews, writes Miguel Cruz Liljegren

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Bottle Green Wines expands on-trade and indie division

Published:  12 March, 2013

Bottle Green Wines has strengthened its on-trade and independents team with the addition of Jonathan Piggott.

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Boutinot takes on first English producer, Henners

Published:  13 February, 2013

Boutinot has taken on the distribution of its first English wine producer Henners, for on-trade and independent merchants, on the back of its recent launch into the UK market.

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Home Office criticised for leaving minimum pricing questions unanswered

Published:  04 February, 2013

The Wilson Drinks Report has criticised the Home Office for leaving a number of qustions unanswered prior to the consultation relating to the practicalities of implementing minimum unit pricing.

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Bibendum boss slams minimum pricing plans

Published:  01 February, 2013

Michael Saunders has added his voice to the opposition to minimum unit pricing, even though it wouldn't have an immediate impact on Bibendum.

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Northern Restaurant & Bar Top 50 - call for entries

Published:  01 February, 2013

The Northern Restaurant & Bar show is calling for entries for its second annual NRB Top 50 awards, which recognises and honours 50 individuals from influential hospitality operators based in the north of England.

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PLB strengthens on trade and independent division

Published:  31 January, 2013

PLB has made five appointments to its specialist division focused on the UK on-trade and independent sectors.

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NRB announces strongest chef line-up to date

Published:  25 January, 2013

The north's hospitality trade show, Northern Restaurant & Bar, has announced its strongest line-up to date of chefs who will cook in the Chef Live theatre at its event in Manchester Central in March 2013.

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English wine experts question need for regionality

Published:  25 January, 2013

Harpers hears from leading experts on English sparkling about whether establishing a cru-based identification system would help estates promote their wines better on an international stage.

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Cellar Trends reports positive results from Drinkaware campaign

Published:  24 January, 2013

Drinks distributor Cellar Trends and alcohol education charity Drinkaware have reported positive results to its responsible drinking message campaign Why let good times go bad? which it held in 18 cities across England before Christmas.

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'Crus' for English sparkling wines

Published:  17 January, 2013

Leading English sparkling wine producers have called for estates to shout about their individual growing areas in a bid to communicate their regional differences better.

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Leventhorpe launches Yorkshire's first sparkling rosé

Published:  19 December, 2012

The Leventhorpe vineyard near Leeds has launched Yorkshire's first sparkling rosé wine in time for Christmas and end-of-year celebrations.

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Northern Restaurant & Bar 2013 calls for registration

Published:  17 December, 2012

The north's hospitality trade show, Northern Restaurant & Bar, has announced it will be 20% larger on its return to Manchester Central in March 2013.

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Northern Restaurant & Bar show larger in 2013

Published:  12 December, 2012

The north's hospitality trade show, Northern Restaurant & Bar, has announced it will be 20% larger on its return to Manchester Central in March 2013.

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