paysage de vigne

Key figures from the vine-wine sector

Overview of the vine-wine sector in France and throughout the world the last few years

Key figures worldwide:

  • Worldwide wine consumption (2016) : 242 million hectoliters
  • Top 5 wine-consuming countries (2016) : United States, France, Italy, Germany, China
  • The surface area for winegrowing in 2016 was of 7.5 million hectares worldwide, with 850 000 in China and 3.2 million in Europe
  • Romania leads the European market, in terms of size, with 855 000 winegrowing estates
  • Top 5 producing countries (2015) : Italy, France, Spain, United States, Argentina

Key figures in France:

  • Winegrowing is the leading farming sector by value
  • French winegrowing surface area 750,000 ha
  • 550 000 jobs in vine/wine
  • France is the first exporter of wine and wine-related eaux-de-vie by value
  • 45.7 million hectoliters of wine produced in France

Sources : FEVS, FranceAgrimer, OIV, vinetsociete.fr