John catches up with Mark Driver, co-owner of Rathfinny to talk about their brand new Classic Cuvée, as well as the full range of sparkling wines.
This month, Matt looks back at a selection of old favourite English wines, including Nyetimber’s delicious Cuvee Chérie and the ever-reliable Chapel Down Bacchus.
What makes a successful wine brand in England? Hannah takes a look at the creative thought process behind the Rathfinny brand and label.
Chef Sven-Hanson Britt has launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring his Oxeye restaurant concept to London this year.
Hampshire’s Black Chalk has announced continued expansion of its operations, with the addition of vineyards bringing the total up to 12 hectares.
Upper Lodge, a small estate in Ringmer near Lewes has just registered the world’s smallest vineyard.
The UK’s largest sparkling wine producer, Nyetimber, has announced that its 2019 harvest will commence tomorrow, Saturday 5th October.
Kent-based Hush Heath Estate are the latest winemakers to push the envelope with the launch of a range of premium English wines.
Sussex-based Off The Line Vineyard has launched trio of 2018 vintage rosé wines, the first to be produced on site at their own winery.
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