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Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Still, Sparkling and Fortified Wine market, its consumers and the major players who make up that market.
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Products covered in this Report
This Report analyses the UK market for still, sparkling and
fortified wines, including sales through both the off- and ontrade.
Coverage in the Report is restricted to wine of fresh grape,
produced from the naturally fermented juice of the grape and
includes low and non-alcoholic varieties.
The on-trade includes premises with a licence to serve alcohol
for consumption on the premises, mainly pubs/bars but also
nightclubs, hotels and the hospitality sector.
Red, white and rosé wines are the three main types of still wines
covered, with lower-alcohol wines (from 5.5% ABV – Alcohol by
Volume), boxed wines and dessert wines also included here.
Semi-sparkling wine, defined as having a pressure of less
than three bars, is included with still wines in HM Revenue and
Customs (HMRC) data, and is covered by this Report.
Champagne: including rosé and vintage Champagne, is produced
under strict regulation within the tightly defined Champagne
appellation of France. Within the EU, the term méthode
champenoise is similarly restricted solely to the Champagne area.
Sparkling wines: including, white, rosé and red, are known by a
variety of terms, dependent upon the region of production. For
- Crémant – the generic name for sparkling wine made in France
outside the region of Champagne.
- Spumante – the Italian term for a sparkling wine.
- Cava – a type of white or pink sparkling wine, produced mainly
in the Penedès region in Catalonia, Spain.
- English sparkling wine – any sparkling wine made in England.
- Asti – a sparkling wine produced in the Asti region in Piedmont,
- Moscato – a lightly sparkling wine also produced in Piedmont.
- Prosecco – the name is protected under European law and can
only be used for wine made from the Prosecco grape in the
Conegliano/Valdobbiadene region of Italy.
- New World – refers to wines from countries outside Europe,
chiefly Australia, New Zealand and the US, but also South
Africa, Argentina and Chile, for example.
Fortified wine is wine with an added distilled beverage, which is
usually brandy. These wines differ from spirits made from wine
as fortified wines have a spirit added to them. There are a wide
range of styles, with the best known being port, sherry, Madeira
Excluded from the Report
Drinks made from concentrated grape juice, fruit wine, mead and
cider and perry are excluded from this Report.