Austrian wines had a brilliant year in 2021. Exports increased by 29.5 million euros to 216.8 million euros, an increase of 15.7%, the largest increase in value ever. The exported volume increased by 3.8% to 70.2 million litres. The average export price per bottle increased.
Exports were particularly strong in countries outside the EU, such as the United States, Canada and China, and Germany, Austria’s largest export market. Switzerland and the United States are in second and third place. Belgium, Great Britain and the Scandinavian countries are also important countries for Austrian wines.
White “Qualitätswein” increased by 23%; these wines represent over half of the value of exports. But also red wines increased in value (+3.1%) as well as the sparkling wines (+34%).
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