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Where does wine come from in Italy?

Where does wine come from in Italy?

320 million of imports. But the market can grow again
April 4, 2018

The exception is Champagne and a bit of still (always French) quality wine. All the rest is low quality wine that comes to Italy when the product of the same “made in Italy” band is scarce This market is worth 320 million imports: 60 million for bottled wines (of which 28 million are French) and 156 million for sparkling wines (almost entirely French). The 320 million euros of 2017 are very close to the 310 average of the last 10 years, for a total of 2.1 million hectoliters imported.  2018 could become a year of acceleration for wine imports, given the scarcity of Italian grape harvest in 2017. Imports from Spain grew by 40%, reaching 67 million euros. The Spaniards export 1.4 million hectoliters of wine to Italy, after years of slow (they had come close to 2 million). Behind France and Spain, the vacuum: the US suffered a fall of 64% (turnover: 14 million). The fourth exporter, Australia is under 10 million.