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World wine consumption up, a bit

We drink more and more wine in the world. OIV (Organisation International de la Vigne et du Vin) estimates that consumption in 2007 reached 240 million hectolitres. That’s approximately the same level as 2006 but follows a series of small but steady increases since 2003 when consumption was 237 M hl.

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USA the world’s biggest wine consumer?

According to a recent report from the Wine Market Council, Adams Beverage Group and Merill Research USA is currently the world’s third largest wine consuming nation, beaten only by France and Italy. Consumption have gone up consistently during the last 12 years and the authors predict that by 2008 the USA may become the worlds […]

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