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A Modern Wine Market

January 16, 2012 3:25 pm - Posted by Jody in Drink

Some quick facts on the current and future wine market:

  • Global wine consumption in 2015 is predicted to reach 34.1 billion bottles.
  • By 2015 Americans are expected to drink 13 liters of wine per capita a year
  • European consumers currently account for 62% of the world wine consumption
  • It is predicted that between 2011 and 2015, US wine consumption is expected to grow 10%.  At the same time, the China and Hong Kong market is predicted to have a 54.3% wine consumption increase
  • This past year, China replaced England as the 5th largest wine consuming country
  • In 2009, Chinese wine consumption reached 1.156 billion bottles of wine, more then doubling in 5 years.
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