Greyfriars Vineyard Opens Chalk Wine Cave

Written on 19th June 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in industry-news

New Cellar Manager for Thiénot Champagne

Written on 15th June 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in industry-news

Duchess of Cornwall Plants 'Millionth' Vine in the UK

Written on 13th June 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in industry-news

Greyfriars’ new chalk wine cave on the North Downs in Surrey has been opened. The 18-month excavation and build project created a wine cave that has been carved out of the side of the Hog’s ... Read more

Alain, Stanislas and Garance Thiénot are pleased to announce that Nicolas Uriel has been appointed Thiénot Champagne’s new Cellar Manager. Nicolas Uriel began working at Thiénot Champagne as vineyard relations manager in 2008. He learnt ... Read more

At the South of England Show, Ardingly, West Sussex, Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall, planted a vine to officially represent the ‘Millionth vine’ planted in the UK this year. The Duchess of Cornwall ... Read more

What better way to start your round of golf off than by enjoying a glass of bubbly at the first hole! Well, thanks to The Player, our great sponsors of the World's Finest Glass of Bubbly ... Read more

Who can ever resist an evening of Champagne in London? Thought so! So off we went to attend the launch of the re-branded Champagne Castelnau at Sakagura restaurant on Heddon Street, just off from Regent ... Read more

The 2016 production figures from England and Wales released today, reveal a dip in overall volume, but a high-quality vintage. The overall production figures show that 31,116 hectolitres were produced, equivalent to 4.15m bottles.  This ... Read more

Glass of Bubbly are taking Champagne and sparkling wine awards to the next level with the release of their consumer focused search for The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly. Winners will receive anything up to ... Read more

We've already heard how frost has affected vineyards in Champagne. Now the frost has hit some vineyards in England, with Albury stating the frost has caused damage to 80% of buds. When frost is forecast, ... Read more

Chapel Down has launched a Coeur de Cuvée English sparkling wine at a cost of £99.99, making it the most expensive English wine on sale at the moment. Named Kit’s Coty Coeur de Cuvée 2013, ... Read more

The whirlwind launch of Digby Fine English in the United States last month has seen its flagship, 2010 Vintage Reserve Brut, being listed at Alinea in Chicago which has three Michelin stars. Trevor Clough, CEO ... Read more

South African producer, Benguela Cove, have bought a golf course in Sussex to turn into a vineyard. They propose to turn one of the 102-year-old club’s 18-hole courses to nine holes and develop a 45-acre vineyard on ... Read more

At the heart of Exton Park lie two key components – the prized chalk terroir that imparts a unique, mineral character to the grapes and the policy of focussing on non-vintage wines that are backed ... Read more

English grower-producers Hattingley Valley have won several awards in this year's wine competitions, bringing their total for 2016 to one trophy, six gold medals (with two best in class), ten silver medals and two bronze ... Read more

On 23rd August a wine grower was crushed to death by his straddle tractor when it overturned in Ludes. This wasn't the first fatality this year in what's considered a very hazardous job. If you've ... Read more

Village Skittles Team Produces Award-Winning Bubbly

Four friends from a skittles team in Shaldon, Devon, who formed a tiny wine-growing syndicate following a pub conversation have won a bronze medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards for their first sparkling wine. ... Read more

Successful Summer for English Sparkling Wine

English Wine Producers have announced a successful year in terms of popularity, sales, prizes and exports. English fizz has performed especially well in terms of sales both to retailers and the public. Waitrose revealed that ... Read more

Camel Valley Exports To Dubai

Camel Valley Vineyard, in Cornwall, have exported two pallets of their award-winning Camel Valley Brut and Pinot Noir Rosé Brutto the most prestigious hotel in Dubai: Al Mahara at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.  The ... Read more

Belaire Luxe Blanc de Blancs

Luc Belaire have unveiled Belaire Luxe, an authentic French Blanc de Blancs made exclusively from Chardonnay. Produced in Burgundy, France, Belaire Luxe is blended with a special liqueur de dosage made from Chardonnay aged for ... Read more

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