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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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    Did you know…

    December 21, 2011 11:20 am - Posted by Jody in Drink

    Vatican City has the highest per capita wine consumption at 70.22L of wine per capita in 2009.

    Top 10 countries by wine consumption per capita:

    2.  Luxembourg      – 54.29 L

    3. Norfolk Island    – 46.68 L

    4. France                –  45.23 L

    5. Portugal             –  42.49 L

    6. Italy                    – 42.15 L

    7. Andorra              – 38.65 L

    8. Switzerland         – 38.14 L

    9. Slovenia               – 37. 34 L

    10. Cayman Island    – 33.53 L

    And…incase you were wondering:

    Spain comes in at number 14 with 27.81 L of wine per capita

    German comes in at number 21 with 24.44 L of wine per capita

    Canada comes in at number 53 with 9.96 L of wine per capita

    The United States comes in at number 57 with only 8.96 L of wine per capita

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