Wine Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Wine Production Market Research Report | SIC C11.020 | Sep 2015

Grape expectations: Rising demand for high-quality local produce should stimulate growth

IBISWorld’s Wine Production market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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. Warmer than average weather for much of the past decade improved grape yields and wine quality, helping winemakers produce sparkling wines to rival those produced on the continent... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Wine is predominantly produced in the South of England. Wine manufacturing facilities are often located at or near vineyards to optimise transport costs and ensure the freshest grapes are crushed. While different wine grapes require different climatic and soil conditions, grape growing generally requires warm, dry weather and long summer seasons. For these reasons, the southern regions are best suited to wine production. The South of England also has the same chalky soil prevalent in the Champagne region of France. This soil produces acidic white grapes that are perfect for making sparkling white wine.

The South East is the most important region for the industry because its climate and soil are widely considered to be perfect for producing sparkling white wine... 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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