Wine news October 31, 2017

The Washington Post asks is the wine in your glass environmentally friendly? " As consumers increasingly look for foods produced without pesticides and herbicides, they also want to know their wines were made with the environment in mind."

Eater reports that London is getting a new wine festival. "The festival will take place at the Studio Spaces at Wapping, with the first theme being Szente’s homeland, Hungary."

Bloomberg reports wine production in the U.K. is soaring. ". English sparkling wine is leading the way as “niche, local products” outperform global brands, the firm said in a statement, and more drinkers are swapping French or New World output for English alternatives."

Constellation Brands buys stake in weed company reports the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. "The company, however, cautioned that it has no plans to sell cannabis in the United States or any other market until it is legal “at all government levels.”