Belfast sixth most expensive city in UK to buy a bottle of wine
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New research by wine cooler experts elitefridges.co.uk analysed data from Numbeo, the world’s largest cost of living database, to discover the cheapest and most expensive city in the UK for a bottle of wine.
A supermarket in Belfast stocks an average bottle of wine for £7.75, making it the sixth most expensive city.
This wine costs 68p more than the average bottle of wine.
Norwich is the most expensive UK city to buy a bottle of wine with the average bottle costing £8.11 while Cambridge ranks as the second most expensive city with a bottle of wine costing £8.08, making the East of England the most expensive area for wine.
London and Leeds are placed joint third for price of a bottle of wine from a supermarket. The average bottle here costs £8.00. This is 93p more expensive than the National average.
In Reading, the average bottle of wine costs £7.86, placing it as the fourth most expensive city in the UK for a bottle. This is 79p more expensive than the national average.
Bristol ranks just below Reading, coming in as the fifth most expensive city in the UK, with an average bottle costing £7.76.
Coventry comes in as the seventh most expensive city, just behind Belfast. The average price of a supermarket bottle of wine is £7.75.
Sheffield, Plymouth, Liverpool, Glasgow, Exeter, Edinburgh, Brighton, Birmingham all rank as the eight most expensive cities with the average cost being £7.10; however, this is only 3p more than the national average.
York, Oxford, and Dundee rank joint as the tenth most expensive cities to buy a bottle of wine at £7.07.
Bournemouth is the cheapest city in the UK for a bottle of wine with a cost of £5.93, which is a substantial £1.14 cheaper than the national average. Which is £1.82 cheaper than a bottle of vino in Northern Ireland’s capital.
A spokesperson for elitefridges.co.uk commented on the findings: “Wine is a staple in many homes up and down the UK and this study offers a fascinating insight into the difference in the cost of a bottle of wine, particularly as we face rising costs for every day items due to the cost-of-living crisis.”
The analysis was conducted by elitefridges.co.uk which has become one of the leading UK-based distributors of wine cabinets and wine fridges.