English sparkling wine is one among the noteworthy drinks of choice as the country commends this Christmas and New Year. Sales of English sparkling wine soared in 2015 with one driving store reporting a year-on-year increment of 188 percent. New figures distributed by Waitrose uncovered that clients were purchasing 80 percent more English wine than they did a year ago. It comes after eminent French Champagne house Taittinger affirmed it had purchased land in Kent and was to impact the world forever by creating an English shining wine.
Waitrose, which stock more than 100 English and Welsh wines, has a piece of the pie of 60 percent of English wine sales, contrasted to a general piece of the pie for wine of only 7.7 percent. Pierpaolo Petrassi, head of wine purchasing at the supermarket, said that the sales of English sparkling wine at Waitrose are up 188 percent yearly, and they believes that their clients will appreciate praising this Christmas and New Year with a glass of English shining wine.
He included that the association had dispatched the second vintage of its own brut – produced using grapes developed at its vineyard in Hampshire – and had been compelled to build the quantity of bottles it made to take care of demand. Certainty that England has ended up one of the world’s speediest rising wine areas was reinforced by affirmation a week ago of Champagne Taittinger’s interest in the nation.
Taittinger’s new vineyards will be based on what is presently an apple and plum plantation in the middle of Canterbury and Ashford. It expects to start planting chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier on southbound slants in 2017 – in organization with UK wine organization Hatch Mansfield.