2017 the year of 1 million vines

English Wine will receive a significant boost with the planting of 1 million vines across England with some new plantings in the Wessex region.  With over 2,000 hectares already under vine the new plantings will add another 400 hectares to the total, this means England will have more vines than Luxembourg.  If this level of investment continues it is likely that the industry will have over 5,000 hectares under vine inside the next 10 years.  All in all a very exciting prospect for viticulture in England.