Top Fifteen Wine-Producing Countries


The International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) has estimated Italy’s wine production from the 2016 harvest at 48.8 million hectoliters, in its usual position as the world wine production leader. Global production dropped by about 6 percent to 260 million hectoliters, while Italian production was down by 2 percent.

(Volume in thousands of hectoliters; e.g., global production is around 260 million hl)

Country 2012 2013 2014 2015 Prov. 2016 Est.
Italy
45,616
54,029
44,229
50,000
48,800
France
41,548
42,134
46,804
47,373
41,900
Spain
31,123
45,308
39,500
36,600
37,800
United States
21,650
23,590
23,700
22,140
22,500
Australia
12,259
12,310
11,900
11,900
12,500
China
13,800
11,100
11,100
11,500
11,500
Chile
12,554
12,820
10,500
12,870
10,100
South Africa
10,569
10,982
11,500
11,200
9,100
Argentina
11,778
14,984
15,197
13,358
8,800
Germany
9,012
8,409
9,202
8,788
8,400
Portugal
6,327
6,231
6,195
7,000
5,600
Russia
6,220
5,290
4,880
4,880
6,980
Romania
3,311
5,113
3,750
3,500
4,900
New Zealand
1,940
2,484
3,204
2,350
3,100
Hungary
1,818
2,618
2,555
2,873
2,700
Rest of World
28,600
31,500
26,600
28,100
26,900
World
258,100
288,900
270,800
274,400
259,500

 

Note: 2016 data are estimated and are likely to change in future reports.

Source: OIV, October 2016

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