Vineyard and vines growing

Regulation

Chaired by Dominic Buckwell.     Dominic Buckwell                               

The group is reviewing current legal regulations around the terms “England” and “English”, emerging sub-regional appellations and the use of the term “British” in wine description.

It is also reviewing the effect of Brexit on the English and Welsh quality wine schemes and the use of PDO and PGI.

The group, which includes Management Committee members Mike Paul, Emma Rice and Geoff Taylor and has co-opted:

  • Bob Lindo (large producer, former UKVA Chair, English Wine Producer member, Camel Valley Ltd, Cornwall),
  • Ian Edwards (large producer, winemaker, former UKVA Chair, Furleigh Estate, Dorset) and
  • Guy Smith (small producer, also works as a wine trader, Smith & Evans, Somerset