Taittinger Plant 1st UK Vines

A historic moment took place in Kent yesterday when Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger planted his family’s first vines at the new Domaine Evremond vineyard in Chilham.

The Champagne house first announced plans to venture into English sparkling wine in autumn 2015 in a joint venutre with distributors Hatch Mansfield, and announced the launch of Domaine Evremond that December. Read More

Frosty Reception at Vineyards

What a worrying week in the life of UK Vineyards, or so we thought, it appears that the tragedy of a late frost has hit most of the famous wine regions of France, Spain & Germany too.

It is one of the nightmares you look out for as a vineyard owner. The wonderful mild weather we had been enjoying for a few weeks, convincing all plants & trees including our vines that Spring was well & truly in full swing, so they started to wake up and buds started bursting a great sight and everyone is looking forward to, and being optimistic for, a good growing season ready for next years wine. Read More

English Wine Week 2017

English Wine Week 2017 will take place Saturday 27th May – Sunday 4th June 2017

English Wine Week is a national campaign, designed to raise awareness of English wine across the country.  There are a wide range of activities which take place across the country to celebrate English Wine Week, involving both retail and leisure outlets, and at the vineyards themselves.

English Wine Week starts over Spring Bank Holiday which is also half term holiday for most schools. It marks the start of the tourist season, and the vineyards themselves are waking up to the new growing season – there is plenty to see and enjoy.

Please see below the listings details of forthcoming events and news about the events will be posted on our newspages. Don’t forget to follow #EnglishWineWeek on twitter. Read More