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

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