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The Royal Navy's newest warship launched with Camel Valley's English Sparkling wine

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The Royal Navy's newest warship launched with Camel Valley's English Sparkling wine

The Royal Navy's newest warship, TAMAR, named in Scotstoun with English Sparkling wine 'it's another milestone in the progress of English and Cornish wines.  Who would have thought, thirty years ago, when we planted, that not only would Camel valley be used to launch one of Her Majesty’s ships, but that we would have a Royal Warrant to display on the bottle'  - Bob Lindo ex-RAF pilot and his wife Annie planted their first eight thousand vines in 1989. Camel Valley's English sparkling wine was used to launch The Royal Navy's latest warship The Tamar. To find out more about the...

Chapel Down open a new bar in London's King's Cross

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Chapel Down open a new bar in London's King's Cross

  Chapel Down’s new bar in King's Cross - London The English wine makers Chapel Down have opened a new bar and restaurant in London's King's Cross. To find out more about Chapel Down's new venture in the heart of one of London's busiest areas, we contacted Guy Tresnan their Retail and Hospitality Director to find out more.  Where did the idea to open a bar in King's Cross come from?  King's Cross and specifically the development at Coal Drops Yard brings something entirely different to London’s retail and dining scene. It has a really interesting mix of independent retailers along...

Quality and quantity : The launch of Oxney’s latest organic wine

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Quality and quantity : The launch of Oxney’s latest organic wine

Quality and quantity: the launch of Oxney’s latest organic wine Oxney Organic Estate launched their new wines on Monday the 29th of April 2019 by hosting a private event at their vineyard in East Sussex. The occasion included a beautiful lunch of fresh, local produce paired with their English sparkling wines. The event started with a walk around the English vineyard, where we took in the wonderful views and neatly packed vines.  This vineyard, like so many in the UK, is set in a glorious location in the South East of England, where you could be forgiven for thinking you...

An interview with author and Master of Wine Stephen Skelton

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An interview with author and Master of Wine Stephen Skelton

In this English wine interview Stephen Skelton MW tells us all about his love of wines and his thoughts of where the  English wine industry must go to flourish and be profitable for the future. 

PONY, by Patrick Caulfield at Roseberys auction house

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PONY, by Patrick Caulfield at Roseberys auction house

The English Wine Collection is pleased to be involved with Roseberys auction house as a sponsor for the sale for the unique piece of art 'Pony' by Patrick Caulfield. Fine wine and Art is a great combination.  We spoke with Ian Cadow the company director to find out more about the first time time this painting has come to the open market and his love of wine.