275.7 million hectolitres of wine in 2015

The International Organisation of Vine and Wine, OIV, has published figures for this year’s wine production in the world. In total, the world produced 275.7 million hectolitres of wine in 2015. It is 2% more than in 2014. Italy is at the top with 48.9 million hectolitres, closely followed by France with 47.3. Spain is in third place with 36.6 million hectolitres.

  1. Italy
  2. France
  3. Spain

Among the New World countries the US takes the lead with 22.1 million hectolitres. Chile has increased its production to 12, 8 million. Argentina produced a little less this year than last year, 13.3 million. Australia is roughly at the same figure as last year, 12 million hectolitres while the New Zealand wine production decreased by 27% to 2.35 million hectolitres. OIV estimates the world consumption of wine to between 235.7 and 248.8 million hectolitres. Here are figures for the 2015 world production of wine:

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