WSTA Introduces New English Wine Trail
3rd October 2016
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association have opened an English wine trail The trail features 11 wineries spread over the south-east of England including sparkling wine producers Furleigh Estate, Hattingley Valley, Hambledon and Ridgeview.
Each stop on the trail welcomes the public to sample and buy their sparkling wine. Some vineyards run tours and others have restaurants, cafes, shops, visitor centres and accommodation available.
As of 2015 there were 502 commercial vineyards registered throughout England and Wales with 133 registered producers. Over the past decade the area of vineyards planted has doubled and is expected to grow a further 50% by 2020, with production also tipped to grow up to 10 million bottles per year by the same time.
The wine trail guide is available to download here.
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