Say cheers to a cheeky little red, all the way from Wolverhampton

A hardy Swiss grape is promising the seemingly impossible: a full-bodied red wine produced in the Midlands and the north

It is not, perhaps, where many would expect to find the future of the British wine industry, but a site nine miles south-west of Wolverhampton might just be the place.

At the Halfpenny Green wine estate in Staffordshire, some 3,000 vines are producing a new variety of grape that the country’s major winegrowers are hoping will transform British viticulture.

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Source: The Guardian
Say cheers to a cheeky little red, all the way from Wolverhampton