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Explainer: Is climate change good news for the UK wine industry?

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The UK wine industry is blooming. But new research shows that two thirds of UK vineyard owners view climate change as a threat to their livelihoods.

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Explainer: Is climate change good news for the UK wine industry?

Explainer: Is climate change good news for the UK wine industry?

The UK wine industry is blooming. But new research shows that two thirds of UK vineyard owners view climate change as a threat to their livelihoods.

Climate change makes England's vineyards perfect for sparkling wine

Climate change makes England's vineyards perfect for sparkling wine

"Growing grapes here is a really stupid thing to do. There are better places to grow grapes, so if you can do it here you can do it anywhere in the world."

All About English Wine

All About English Wine

If you're curious about the growing buzz around English wine, this introductory guide to the wines of England will help you get to know the major emerging regions, grapes varieties and ...

Grape Britannia on winning Decanter Best English & Welsh Wine Specialist

Grape Britannia on winning Decanter Best English & Welsh Wine Specialist

We caught up with Matt Hodgson of Grape Britannia after his monumental win to become the 2020 Decanter Retailer Awards Best English & Welsh Wine Specialist.

Great Bubbly From England, Believe It or Not

Great Bubbly From England, Believe It or Not

The soils are hospitable, the climate is ripe, the vineyards are expanding and the wines keep getting better. English sparklers are a novelty no more.

Ep 340: UK Wine and its Past, Present, and Future

Ep 340: UK Wine and its Past, Present, and Future

Although limited in availability, English wine is rising in popularity. Climate change, bedrock soil that's similar to Champagne and Chablis, and growers with know-how have changed England ...

10 exciting English and Welsh bottles for English Wine Week

10 exciting English and Welsh bottles for English Wine Week

This week we’re celebrating the home grown still wines – and one new sparkler

Which English wine should you choose for summer?

Which English wine should you choose for summer?

What’s the best English wine? Is it different from British wine? Where can you buy English wine? Our advice can help you find the best in British red and white.

Why one should say cheers to an English Pinot... (Not to mention our other glorious grapes)

Why one should say cheers to an English Pinot... (Not to mention our other glorious grapes)

The UK's homegrown wine industry is undergoing something of a revolution. Sales of English and Welsh wine have doubled in the past year, and are estimated to be worth around £55million.

What climate change means for the wine industry

What climate change means for the wine industry

The warmer weather may benefit English vineyards, but winemakers from Bordeaux to California are struggling. Here are six wines rising to the challenge

1086 Prestige Cuvée: the sparkling wine to invest in

1086 Prestige Cuvée: the sparkling wine to invest in

An English sparkling prestige cuvée makes a great addition to your wine collection, find out why...

Exploring the Rise of English Sparkling Wine

Exploring the Rise of English Sparkling Wine

Courtney Schiessl examines the rapid evolution, challenges, and opportunities facing England’s burgeoning winemaking industry—via GuildSomm…

A Bubbly Biography - The Story of Sparkling Wine - Part 1: France and Spain

A Bubbly Biography - The Story of Sparkling Wine - Part 1: France and Spain

Gather around, kiddies, for I have a story to tell. 'Tis a twisted tale of lies and deceit and betrayal! And by that I mean bubbles. Just b...

Oz Clarke's guide to the best English wine

Oz Clarke's guide to the best English wine

In his new book, Oz Clarke looks to 'English Wine: From Still to Sparkling'. Here are five of his favourites for you to try at home.

How English still wine is the sweet spot for Kent’s Simpsons Wine Estate

How English still wine is the sweet spot for Kent’s Simpsons Wine Estate

Peter Dean visits Simpsons Wine Estate in Kent, recommends the best wines and finds out what makes them different to the rest of English wines

Top unusual English and Welsh wines to try

Top unusual English and Welsh wines to try

Hear the term ‘English wine’ today and your first thought is a traditional method sparkling wine made from the three classic Champagne varieties: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Meunier. Other ...