The UK wine industry had its most productive harvest ever in 2010, new figures show.

More than four million bottles were produced, or 30,346 hectolitres, up from the previous record of 3.5 million bottles.

Land used by UK vineyards has increased by nearly 75% since 2004, according to English Wine Producers.

The trade body said sparkling wines are now the most widely produced type in the UK.

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