See this guide to our English wine week.
What does the flourishing UK wine industry need, aside from decent weather? People. Not just enthusiasts but passionate people who are well-trained to work in the vineyard, the winery, sales and marketing, management and business leadership.
What do they do at the wine division of Plumpton College in rural East Sussex? They train people bitten by the wine bug in one way or another to fulfil all these roles.
Since Jancis wrote England’s grove of wine academe, to mark the opening in 2007 of the then new wine centre, the...