Wine Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Wine Production Market Research Report | SIC C11.020 | Apr 2016

Sparkling performance: Rising demand and international accolades support growth

IBISWorld’s Wine Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although wine has been produced in the United Kingdom since the Roman conquest, wine production in modern times had, until recently, been little more than a hobby. During the past decade, however, the amount of land dedicated to vine growing has risen by 148%, according to research by the University of East Anglia, while 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 sparkling. Over the past five years, the industry has grown robustly, underpinned by rising domestic and international interest in English wine. Warmer than average weather for much of the past decade improved grape yields and wine quality... purchase to read more

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Sparkling wine

Sparkling wine is the largest product segment in the industry and is estimated to account for 55.3% of revenue in 2016-17. The segment includes sparkling white wine in Champagne style and is produced from a mix of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier grapes. The climate and soil type in southern regions of the United Kingdom provide suitable growing conditions for sparkling wine, with warm and dry summers tending to yield juicier and more flavoured grapes, which helps producers make wines of high quality. Recently, winemakers have also been making relatively high-grade sparkling rose varieties. Industry players have won a host of accolades for their Champagne-style sparkling wines during the past five years... purchase to read more


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What is the Wine Production Industry?

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.

Industry Products
Sparkling wineStill white wineStill red and rose wine
Industry Activities
Producing wineBlending and fining wineCrushing and fermenting wine grapesBottling wine

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