WineGB produces The Grape Press, the only technical magazine dealing with UK viticulture and winemaking. The Grape Press is issued in March and August each year, free to WineGB members. You can read the back issue here.

The editor is Jo Cowderoy, WineGB Membership & Operations Manager, email

The Grape Press magazine includes a list of commercial suppliers, the current list can be seen in the Industry section of the website here.

The Grape Press Volume 171 – March 2019

WineGB Vintners' Dinner, Yield Estimation
UK Wine Schemes, Viticulture Technical Conference
Events Calendar


The Grape Press Volume 170 – August 2018

In this issue:
WineGB Awards, The Oregon Wine Industry
Trade Tasting Report, PIWI Vines & Wines
Charmat Production, Business Tax Tips
Wine Tourism, Maceration of Bacchus


The Grape Press Volume 169 – March 2018

Content includes:
Power use in wineries
Spotted wine drosophila
New WineGB logo and branding
Labelling guidance

The Grape Press Volume 167 – August 2017

Content includes:
UK Wine Awards
Top Grafting in the UK
Freeze Protection
R & D Tax Relief

The Grape Press Volume 166 – March 2017

Content includes:
HRH the Duchess of Cornwall toasts our 50 years
AGM 2017 report
UKVA and EWP – what it would mean for the regions
Announcing the UK Wine awards
Wine Duty strategy

The Grape Press Volume 165 – August 2016

Content includes:
Competition results
ICCWS report
Bird Deterrent Strategies
Pinot Noir Research Projects
Juice Clarification

The Grape Press Volume 164 – March 2016

Content includes:
Annual General Meeting
Soil Nutrition
Gentle Pruning Method
Practical Guide to Blending
Soil Organic Matter

The Grape Press Volume 163 – September 2015

Content includes:
Competition results
Yeast Strains for Bacchus
End of Season Treatments
Wine Packaging Options
Pinot Noir Trial

The Grape Press Volume 162 – March 2015

Content includes:
Vintners’ Hall Dinner
Grapevine Viruses
The Origins of Fertiliser
Grapegrowing in Scotland
Regalis Trial

The Grape Press Volume 161 – August 2014

Content includes:
Competition Results
Froginwell Vineyard
Trunk Diseases
SEVA Benchmarking
The Rise of English Wine

The Grape Press Volume 160 – March 2014

Content includes:
Precision Viticulture
‘Gentle’ Pruning Method
Shark in the Vineyard
Plumpton College
English Dessert Wines
New Planning Rules

The Grape Press Volume 159 – August 2013

Content includes:
Competition Results
Vine Spacing
Spotted Wing Drosophilia
Ray Brock
SEVA Benchmarking
Wine Marketing
Eldridge Estate

The Grape Press Volume 158 – March 2013

Content includes:
Vintners’ Hall Dinner
Trunk Diseases
Soil & Weather Science
Heat Damage in Transit
Powdery Mildew