Worldwide, the Brits are known for one particular trait, or perhaps some might even label it a ‘skill’: the capacity to drink an ordinate amount of alcohol and still remain upright. They are lesser known, however, for their capacities in producing alcohol. It seems though, that over the past decade many British winemakers have established themselves on the wine industry’s global stage.
The vast majority of wine produced in England is sparkling, and today it is often compared to Champagne in some way or other. Something the two really do have in common is ridiculously an unpredictable and unreliable climate. Admittedly, in the past, while the Champenois have been made famous for their wine making, the English were merely world renowned for their ability to incessantly complain about the weather…but perhaps if they learn to multi-task with these two skills they really will be unstoppable.
The 3 major regions here are: