Elise Lane set up urban winery Laneberg Wine in Gateshead three years ago and today her wines are stocked in Fortnum & Mason as its own label Bacchus. We find out how this happened and what’s next.Continue reading “In conversation…”
Working with the GLAA at harvest 2020.
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This year’s harvest looks to be an even more challenging affair than normal with the added complications of Covid-19 and the risks to workers. For most vineyards this is the time of highest demand for staff and a large proportion of pickers will be seasonal workers supplied via viticultural contractors like Vine Works. Growers clearly need to know that the staff they are supplied with are reliable, hardworking, healthy and have the right to work in the UK, so sourcing should always be via a GLAA licensed provider.Continue reading “The vine post”
Sustainability should be high on the agenda for all businesses and this month Matthew Jukes looks at the wineries doing it well.
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As LBW Drinks goes through a series of big changes Vineyard Magazine caught up with managing director James Lambert to find out the secret to its success.Continue reading “News: Big changes at Lyme Bay Winery with more to come”
Paul Olding is a man who has spent years completing risk assessments for filming in the most dangerous locations but he’s now working on one to get his vineyard back to work with social distancing in place.Continue reading “In conversation…”
Providing a safe environment for harvest workers will be key to retaining a motivated team.
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On 1 June, after over 160 years of exclusively importing wines into the UK, Mentzendorff will commercially add its first-ever English sparkling wine producer, Hambledon Vineyard, to it’s portfolio.Continue reading “News: Vineyard added to portfolio”
English sparkling wine brand Nyetimber has begun its pre-planned vineyard expansion by planting 195,000 vines covering 42 hectares at a new site in Kent.Continue reading “News: Expansion begins”
A brand-new campaign has been launched to support the British brewing, distilling and winemaking sectors. Triggered by news of the industry facing difficulties following the closure of pubs, bars and restaurants during the coronavirus pandemic, the #RaiseAGlass campaign has been created to encourage UK drinkers to make local choices and discover the unique gems on their doorstep.Continue reading “News: Raise a glass for English and Welsh wine!”
The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the world’s largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications, has introduced online exams for its English language Level 1 awards in wines, spirits and sake and its Level 2 awards in wines and spirits, as of June 1, 2020.Continue reading “News: WSET exams go online”