Famous French brand Taittinger on Wednesday announced plans to become the first Champagne house to produce. with British wine company Hatch Mansfield and private investors to purchase 69 hectares (170 acres) of farmland at.

PARIS (Reuters) – Taittinger will become the first French champagne maker to produce sparkling wine in Britain after buying land in Kent, underlining the.

May 21, 2017. Earlier this month, Taittinger took a major step towards English entry into the market by planting the first vines on a 69-hectare site just outside the. Somehow the thought of Britain being defined by elegant sparkling wines seems as incongruous as the idea of Americans turning their backs on fast food and.

Dec 09, 2015  · PARIS (Reuters) – Taittinger will become the first French champagne maker to produce sparkling wine in Britain after buying land in Kent, underlining the.

LONDON (Reuters) – With revellers raising a glass of bubbly to the new year. names in English sparkling wine and owner of 10 percent of the country’s vineyards. "The British market is great, but we can’t depend on it for the long-term.

Taittinger will become the first French champagne maker to produce sparkling wine in Britain after buying land in Kent, underlining the growing status of.

#Champagne Taittinger planting vineyards in KentBubblies to toast the end of the year – from casual fizz to celebratory. – Dec 22, 2015. Taittinger announced it had entered into a partnership with British investors to buy 69 hectares of a former apple orchard in Kent near Canterbury in. The move helped underscore the point that best sparkling wines tend to be produced in cool climates, where grapes are able to retain requisite high acidity.

Along with fellow unnamed investors, Taittinger has bought 40 hectares of farmland to grow Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, a "multi-million pound" investment over the next decade, it said. The vineyards will produce a sparkling wine called Domaine Evremond, with the first batch due in 2020 and a goal of making 300,000 bottles each.

Johnson credits several contributing factors to the boom in British bubbly: the aforementioned. Rosé and the Camel Valley Vineyards 2013 Rosé. With 37 acres planted to Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier in Kent, Balfour.

A Champagne producer has bought more than 170 acres of land in Kent to launch the first vineyard. produce a high -quality English. to Kent. Jean Taittinger,

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In this new vineyard close to Chilham village in Kent, Taittinger has big plans for its new wine that it has named Domaine Evremond. Three type of vines have already been planted — Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. The first wine is not expected to be released before 2022. Taittinger intends to produce 300,000 bottles a year.

Taittinger is to become the first French champagne house to produce English sparkling wine with a tie-up to establish a vineyard in Kent, a sign of growing demand for British.

Jun 26, 2017. Britain is in the middle of a wine boom, with an increasing number of UK operators embracing a high quality local product. Fiona Sims looks at why you should include it on your list. Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger smiles for the cameras as he digs in his first plant. It's a vine and it's on British soil – the first of.

Taittinger and partners buy 69ha of farmland in Kent. Taittinger. Taittinger, which owns 288ha of vineyards. The Taittinger-led consortium expects to produce.

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