Tag Archives: England

Denbies Whitedowns Cuvée NV Sparkling, Surrey, England.

Posted on by Kris

Grapes 100% Seyval BlancYes, you are indeed forgiven for never having heard-of/tasted Seyval Blanc. The reason this French hybrid grape is starting to see a rise in popularity in English vineyards (as well as in New York and Canada), is … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment //

When is a Wine Not a Wine? When European Regulations Say So!

Posted on by Kris

The New York Times has reported that the Chapel Down Winery (England), recently crushed more than two tons of refrigerated Malbec grapes that had been air-freighted over from Mendoza, Argentina, in hopes of producing an English take on the popular … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment //

5 Million Bottles of English Bubbly to be Sold by 2015.

Posted on by Kris

According to reports, sales of English sparkling wine are set to hit 5 million bottles by 2015.There are almost 400 vineyards in the UK now, almost twice that of 10 years ago. “We have a unique terroir that makes English … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment //

English Sparkling Come of Age, with a Little Help From the French.

Posted on by Kris

The first English sparkling wine made by a French champagne maker is about to go on sale in England, signaling clearly that British “fizz” is starting to come of age. According to a report published in The Guardian newspaper, labeled … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | 2 Comments //

This Week in Wine – 9/18/11

Posted on by Kris

    Waitrose Take the Gutsy Move to Stock Indian Wine… Indian wine is breaking into the UK market, with Waitrose becoming the first UK supermarket to stock wines from the sub-continent. Waitrose is featuring Ritu Viognier and Zampa Syrah … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment //

Why U.S Wineries Still Have Some Work to do in the U.K

Posted on by Kris

As you some of you may or may not know, I recently spent 10 days back home in good old England. The reason for my visit? Well, it was really more of an obligation than it was a vacation. It’d … Continue reading

Posted in Funny, News | Tagged , | Leave a comment //
← Older posts