Vineyard prices in France on the rise

Buying a vineyard in France is not getting any cheaper. On the contrary. All categories of vineyards are becoming more and more expensive. This is evident from numbers recently published by Safer, a governmental organization overseeing property transactions.

The average price per hectare of AOP vineyards is 143,900 euros, an increase from last year of 2.3%. However, if you exclude Champagne, the average price is only 69,300 euros. Wineries without AOP status are considerably cheaper, 13,800 euros per hectare.

The statistics from Safer also show that more and more companies, as opposed to private buyers, acquire vineyards. Considering the prices in some regions, this may not be so surprising.

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Gravelly soil, old vines, Chateau Belgrave, Medoc

Gravelly soil, old vines, Chateau Belgrave, Medoc, copyright BKWine Photography

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