Although wine has been produced in the United Kingdom since the Roman conquest, wine making has become little more than a hobby in modern times. During the past decade, however, the attainment of a number of major international awards has brought the world's attention to English wine. Wine is mostly produced in the South and South East of England and is predominantly of the sparkling variety. Over the past five years, the industry has enjoyed robust growth, underpinned by rising domestic and international interest in English wine.
Participants in this industry produce wine from grapes. Grapes are either purchased or grown and harvested on the estate. Products include still and sparkling wine of red and white varieties. Brandy is not included in the industry.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.