Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Global oversupply of wine has defined the Global Wine Manufacturing industry over the past five years. As a result of increased global competition, the market shares of traditional European wine producers such as Italy, France and Spain have declined, while newer manufacturers in Australia, New Zealand, Chile and the United States have experienced rising demand. Overall, industry revenue is expected to decline over the five years to 2015, and manufacturers have increasingly consolidated their operations over the period. Although rising wine consumption in emerging markets is expected to lead to stronger international trade in the industry over the next five years, revenue is expected to continue its decline, albeit at a slower pace... read more
European countries represent the largest wine-producing region in the world, generating about 64.5% of the world's total wine production volume. According to a global production survey conducted by the Wine Institute, Europe holds the three largest producers of wine in the world: France (5.0 billion liters in 2011), Italy (4.3 billion liters in 2011) and Spain (3.5 billion liters in 2011).
France reclaimed the title of world's largest producer of wine, surpassing Italy in 2011. The country manufacturers about 17.5% of the world's wine. France also has one of the highest per capita wine consumption rates in the world, consuming 46.3 liters of wine per capita in 2011... read more