Wine lovers in Sweden and in Ireland contribute to emptying the EU wine lake (statistics from EU-15, the 15 countries the OIV gives statistics for). They are both in absolute numbers small consumers of course, but the growth numbers are impressive, in particularly for Sweden with +9.4% – no doubt a result of the successful […]
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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.
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 […]