The WineGB Awards, the national competition for the English and Welsh wine industry, is organised and run by WineGB and highlights the winning styles of today. Awarded by top judges led by Susie Barrie MW and Oz Clarke OBE, the competition judging took place between 7-10 June at Ashling Park Estate who kindly provided the venue.Continue reading “Winners announced”
The International Wine Challenge has announced the winners of its 2021 competition, with the medal results showing how the UK wine map is evolving. While the south of England remains Britain’s wine heartland, medal-winning wines are now being produced throughout the nation, extending out from the established south. Medals were awarded to wines in Staffordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire and Derbyshire as well as Conwy, Powys and Monmouthshire in Wales.Continue reading “UK wide winners in the International Wine Challenge”
A celebration of UK wine, a showcase of all that is best in the industry and a premier trade show.
The Vineyard & Winery Show, planned for 24 November 2021 at the Kent County Showground, will be an unmissable event for anyone working in viticulture.
To register for your free ticket to attend please click hereContinue reading “All-new show celebrating UK winemaking”
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”
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”
Gusbourne Estate in Kent has launched a range of new still wines from a ‘truly exceptional year’.Continue reading “Gusbourne launch range of still wines in ‘exceptional year’”
Hampshire-based Hattingley Valley has announced the launch of STILL, its first range of premium still wines.Continue reading “Hattingley Valley has still got it”
Proving there is still some sparkle amid the challenges of the Covid-19 outbreak, East Sussex-based boutique wine producer Fox & Fox has launched a trio of sparkling wines that will raise funds for two charities supporting those affected by the crisis.Continue reading “Fox & Fox to the rescue with charity wine trio”