France may be the first country that comes to mind when thinking about wine, with its dry whites from the Loire Valley and deep reds from Bordeaux. But, just across the pond, there is a plethora of British vineyards that are producing plucky wines.
Though Britain has a cooler climate than France, the new “terroirs” are especially suited for white and sparkling wines, as red wines usually require a warmer temperature. Whites and sparkling wines also need sustained acidity and grapes with low sugar levels, which can be produced in colder regions.
Here are five of the top vineyards in Britain.
5. Breaky Bottom, Sussex
For a crisp and refreshing sparkling white wine
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