London Wine Week LWW

Bars and restaurants are preparing to offer special menus, tastings and other events for the return of London Wine Week in June. Running from June 5 to 11, the festival features over 125 of the very best wine bars and restaurants taking part in the week-long self-guided Wine Tours, serving bespoke flights and Sip & …

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Wine producers from the furthest corners of the world will this week be attending London Wine Fair, which will play host to old favourites and those exhibiting at the show for the first time. The Rothschild Collection, Alliance Wine, Freixenet, Vinadeis (Val d’Orbieu), Inter Rhone, Wines of Germany, Castilla y Leon and Châteauneuf du Pape …

Humble Grape Battersea

A third wine bar and shop is planned for Humble Grape in London, offering more than 400 different wines imported directly from regions around the world. The latest Humble Grape is being developed in the former premises of Tinto wine bar and tapas restaurant in Theberton Street in Islington, due to open this summer. It …

The UK’s wine industry could be in line for a major boost if the cost of importing wine from the EU rockets after Brexit, according to an expert from the University of Northampton. Drinks industry specialist Simon Wragg has speculated on the likely impact of the UK leaving the European Union, saying it could be …

Scavi & Ray Prosecco Bar Cribbs Causeway Bristol Copyright Studio Tait

A permanent new prosecco bar is to be opened this week in Bristol by Italian sparkling wine brand Scavi & Ray. It is being built at The Mall shopping complex at Cribbs Causeway and will offer a range of Scavi & Ray’s wines plus sparkling cocktails, Italian artisanal food, sweet treats and a unique blend …

London Wine Week LWW

More than 125 bars, restaurants and other venues will be taking part in London Wine Week which returns this year from May 23 to 29. From the same team as London Cocktail Week, it offers people wearing £10 wristbands access to £5 wine flights in bars as well as other special deals, pop-ups, dinners, parties, …

London Wine Fair

A look ahead at London Wine Fair in London in May Over 10,000 wines will be showcased under one roof when the London Wine Fair returns in May. Now in its 36th year, the trade show at London Olympia will feature around 750 exhibitors, representing wines from more than 40 different countries as well as …

Freixenet Ice Cava

A new cava blend is being launched by leading producer Freixenet for summer, designed for enjoying over ice. The new Ice Cava is made using the traditional method with a premium grape blend to create a sparkling wine that is refreshing and bursting with aromas of peaches, flowers and nuances of tropical fruits. Developed and …

champagne stock

Shipments of champagne to the UK grew last year, confirming it as the world’s largest export market, according to new figures. The annual Comité Champagne report shows shipments were up 4.5% by volume – three times the rate of growth for the world as a whole – but they were up even more by value, …

Matthew Clark trade tasting

A “virtual” vineyard wine tasting experience is set to be part of the line-up at the annual trade tasting run by leading on-trade drinks supplier Matthew Clark. Taking place at Tobacco Dock in east London on March 8, the Discover Love Inspire 2016 portfolio tasting will be its biggest event yet, with over 500 wines …