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Wine Production in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Wine Production Market Research Report | SIC C11.020 | Nov 2014

A sparkling performance: International recognition gives operators reason to cheer

IBISWorld’s Wine Production market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£76m
Annual Growth 10-15
4.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
910
Businesses
132
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although wine has been produced in the United Kingdom since the Roman conquest, wine making has been little more than a hobby during modern times. During the past decade, however, the attainment of a number of major international awards caused the world to take notice of English wine. Wine is mostly produced in the South and South East of England and is mainly sparkling. During 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 on the continent. Interest in UK-produced sparkling wine has also been helped by rising demand for quality food and wine... 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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