Geography: The majority of England’s vineyards are located in the south. The climate is maritime with high summer rainfall. Over the years, climate change has contributed to the success of English winemaking.
Grape varieties: Chardonnay, Bacchus, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
Winemaking: Méthode traditionnelle, bottle-fermented sparkling wines are a strong suit at the moment, but still wines – mainly white – are also increasing in quality.