“It’s time for our dazzling vineyards to be recognized as major tourist attractions. Miles Peel, Managing Director of the British Wine and Spirits Association (WSTA), said with great enthusiasm during the presentation of the first English wine line (Click here to access)
For this first edition, eleven estates were selected for their taste offer. Some also offer tours of their equipment, while others have cafes, restaurants or lodges. Compared to the 133 winemakers listed in the UK and Wales (502 for commercial vineyards), this selection may seem simple, but it does testify to the gradual maturity of the English vineyard. And hope for its growth, Brexit or not.
An active future
“After Brexit, the English sector is likely to grow beyond expectations and without fear of production restrictions imposed by the EU.” Introducing Miles Peel. Confirms its European face (He was supportive The rest), And seeks the support of its department by the new British Government. Former Minister of Agriculture has halted the aim of halving English wine production (Ten years ago it was 5 million bottles, rising to 10 million bottles)
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