Bollinger overboard at Boat Race

Chapel Down, England’s leading winemaker, has signed a four year agreement to become an official partner to The Boat Race Company Limited (BRCL). Chapel Down, which replaces Bollinger Champagne, will be enjoyed by the victorious crew at the Mortlake finish line of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Frazer Thompson, CEO at Chapel Down, commented: “We

2016 harvest delivers exceptional results for Denbies’ premium wine range

The 2016 harvest has delivered exceptional results for Denbies’ premium wines, particularly red and white varietals, as well as its award-winning Noble Harvest dessert wine. Following an unusually early start to the harvest, 2016 did not produce record volumes all round at the 265-acre Surrey estate. However, the outstanding quality of the grapes means that

Matthew Hudson to leave Plumpton

Well-known English wine industry personality and marketing expert Matthew Hudson is to leave Plumpton Wine Centre at the end of August. Releasing the news on a Facebook post, Hudson’s departure has been greeted with much surprise and unhappiness. He says: “Teaching there has been the greatest privilege in my career. What a privilege to work with