Climate change has turned Sheffield into a better area for growing wine than Champagne in France 

Mail Online | 7/18/2019 | Chris Brooke for the Daily Mail
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Thought France was the perfect place to produce wine? You may need to look a little further north.

For despite being better known for its steel, Sheffield now enjoys better conditions for vineyards than the Champagne region, it was claimed yesterday.

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And it is all down to global warming, according to winemaker Kieron Atkinson. He said milder temperatures had led to the rapid expansion of the English wine industry, with a ‘better quality and quantity’ being produced.

Mr Atkinson, who runs the vineyard at Renishaw Hall near Sheffield, added: ‘Not only is the weather improving from a pure grape-growing perspective but it’s also getting warmer at key times. We get more flowers on the vine.

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