Author Archive | Susanna Forbes

A glimpse of the future

Climate change and the consumer’s role cropped up alongside the effects on viticulture and vinification in the ICCWS briefing at the 2015 London Wine Fair ‘There’s also something I call “cool climate thinking”,’ said Dr Jamie Goode. ‘In a warm climate you might be thinking “How can I make balanced wines”.’ Goode was speaking at […]

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Together we can build it

‘We want to demonstrate the power of the collective,’ said Bruce Tindale, chair of the ICCWS 2016 Planning Committee in his welcome speech to patrons, sponsors and leading members of the UK wine trade at the first Patron’s Circle event on Thursday 20 November.   ‘We are a young industry, so in our short history […]

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ICCWS 2016 heads to London to share the news

As the programme for the 9th International Cool Climate Wine Symposium continues to take shape, committee members are heading to the English Wine Producers’ Annual Trade and Press Tasting on Wednesday 7 May to share the latest news. At 2.30pm, ICCWS spokesman Justin Howard-Sneyd MW will brief those present on plans for this, the first […]

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Time for lift off…

The English Wine Producers stand at Prowein in Düsseldorff will be the stage for the official launch of the International Cool Climate Wine Symposium on Monday 24 March at 11am. Members of the organising committee will unveil the initial programme, drawn up with the help of the International Advisory Panel, chaired by Chris Foss, head […]

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And then there were six

Last year’s famous five English wine producers who shared their wares at Prowein have been joined by a sixth compadre, Hush Heath from Kent. In 2013, Ridgeview Wine Estate and Bolney Estate from Sussex joined Hampshire’s Hattingley Valley and Kent’s Gusbourne Estate and Chapel Down in making their first foray to Düsseldorff for this, one […]

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