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
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Wine Production industry is in the growth stage of its economic life cycle. During the 10 years through 2021-22, industry value added is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 5.7%. This compares with forecast GDP growth of 2.3% over the same period.
UK-produced wine more than doubled over the five years through 2010-11, buoyed by warmer weather, improved grape yields and quality, a growing international reputation and domestic demand for locally produced quality food and beverages. In 2011-12 and 2012-13 extremely wet and cold weather caused production to fall back sharply, but this is not expected to last as rising demand leads wine makers to increase investment in capacity and lift production... purchase to read more