Wine

Graham Norton tasting at Invivo

Graham Norton expands his wine range Video

04 Aug 2016 | By Erin Smith

Following the tremendous success of his own-label sauvignon blanc, Graham Norton will be expanding production the GN Sauvignon Blanc and will be adding an Australian Shiraz to the range this Autumn.

Champagne

Champagne

Outrage as the London Annual Champagne Tasting is cancelled

28 Jul 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The committee which organises the annual London event has announced that it will not be holding this year’s tasting – and doesn’t know when or if it will return to the UK.

Fortified

The Great Sherry Tasting 2016

Over 200 wines to be poured at The Great Sherry Tasting

19 Jul 2016 | By Erin Smith

The Great Sherry Tasting 2016, which is to be held on September 12, 2016, is expecting to host 40 producers and over 200 wines this year.

Lighter style

Eisberg

The Tour of Britain partners with alcohol-free wine brand

18 Aug 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Booze-free wine alternative, Eisberg, have signed a three-year partnership to become the official wine partner for the UK’s biggest professional cycle race.

Sparkling

Naked Wines

Naked Wines launches English sparkler to be named by British public

25 Aug 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

An online crowd-funded wine business is asking the British public to get involved in the production, branding and naming of a new English sparkling wine.

Wine by type

Kopke Colheita 1996

“World’s oldest Port house” teams up with M&S for first major UK listing

16 Aug 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Premium Port brand, Kopke, has launched its 1996 Colheita Port at Marks & Spencer online.

Sparkling wine

Thirst for Prosecco and English fizz drives 80% rise in sales of sparkling

16 Aug 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The amount of sparkling wine on sale in the UK has risen by 80% in the last five years from 17.6m gallons in 2011/12 to an estimated 31.6m gallons in 2015/16 according to HMRC.

The Great Sherry Tasting 2016

International Sherry Week returns with a focus on education

12 Aug 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

For a third consecutive year, International Sherry Week (ISW) - organised by El Consejo Regulador Jerez-Xeres-Sherry -? will celebrate Sherry wines across the UK.

Albourne Estate Truslers Hill Pinot Noir Rosé 2014 exclusive to Alliance Wine

Alliance Wine launches first English bubbles

04 Aug 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Alliance Wine has launched their first English sparking wine, Truslers Hill Pinot Noir Rosé 2014.

Nyetimber Tillington Single Vineyard 2009

First English wine appears on Liv-ex

03 Aug 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

English sparkling wine has been given a boost by appearing on fine wine trading platform Liv-ex for the first time.

Shorn Fizz from Kingland Drinks

Oddbins first to stock wine from Kingsland Drinks’ carbonation line

01 Aug 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Kingsland Drinks’ has found the first listing of its new carbonated wines, having launched a carbonated version of the Shorn range to make the most of the rising demand for sparkling wine.

Champagne

Outrage as the London Annual Champagne Tasting is cancelled

28 Jul 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The committee which organises the annual London event has announced that it will not be holding this year’s tasting – and doesn’t know when or if it will return to the UK.

Burgundy frost fires in April

French wine production expected to drop 8% for 2016 due to poor spring weather

25 Jul 2016 | By Erin Smith

French wine production is expected to decline 8% for the 2016 harvest following the damaging hailstorms and spring frost which hit several different areas across the country according to the French Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Le Foll.

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