Bothy hits 40

Bothy Vineyard, Oxfordshire’s oldest vineyard-winery is 40 years this year – and we will be toasting our rich history with a delicious glass of sparkling wine this Saturday 2nd June during a day-long Open Day. Members of the public will have a rare opportunity to visit Bothy Vineyard on Saturday when the vineyard grounds will

English Sparkling’ was officially announced as a new colour this week by the Pantone Color Institute, following a collaboration with Laithwaite’s Wine. The creamy, white-gold hue developed by Pantone was inspired by Laithwaite’s own Wyfold Vineyard Brut, the retailer said. ‘Creating an official colour is a great way of acknowledging the ever-growing popularity of the

Albury Vineyard Awarded with Surrey Hills Trade Mark

Albury Organic Vineyard was one of 9 outstanding Surrey businesses to be awarded the Trade Mark Surrey Hills on 11th May at Surrey’s Rural Economy Conference. Vineyard owner Nick Wenman received the Award from the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The award celebrates those businesses of high quality

Plumpton brand update

In collaboration with brand creation specialists Studio Parr, Plumpton College is offering students the chance to contribute to the design of the new labels for its Rock Lodge and single varietal ranges of still wines, giving them even more involvement in Plumpton wine production. This year’s competition saw entrants choose from two separate briefs. The

World Wine Week announces its top five UK vineyards of 2018

There are over 500 vineyards in the UK producing different types of grapes, with Chardonnay taking the number one spot as the most popular variety grown. World Wine Week announces its top five UK vineyards of 2018 • World Wine Week runs from 30th of April – 4th of May • All UK Vineyards were

Exton Park on the export trail

  Exton Park Vineyard, on the chalk slopes of Hampshire’s South Downs, has become the latest English wine to jump on the export bandwagon. Having won over twenty Silver and Gold medals since the launch some 18 months ago – and an enviable reputation for clean, elegant premium quality wines – Exton Park is keen to