Readying For Brexit? English Wine Records Biggest-Ever Year: Analysis
British wine drinkers, concerned about the impact that Brexit could have on their choice of tipple, should be able to rest a bit easier with the news that English wine production is now at an all-time high.
Figures released by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has found that 3.86 million bottles of sparkling and still wine produced in UK vineyards were released for sale in 2017.
This is a two-thirds increase (64%) on the previous year, when 2.36 million bottles were released on the market, and well up on the year 2000, when just 1.34 million bottles were released from bond.
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