Wine type and quantity facts across different regions

Although there are some regions which produce more wine than others, these regions are scattered in different countries all over the world.

Wine in France

France produces a huge amount of wine, although this number has dwindled slightly in recent years. The major grapes used in France to produce some of the most exquisite wines in the world include Merlot, Syrah, Grenache, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Carignan and Sauvignon Blanc.

Wine in Italy

Italy is second to France in terms of production of wine but they have removed vineyards so the number of production in this country is reducing too. The major grapes in Italy include Montepulciano, Sangiovese, Merlot, Trebbiano Toscano, Pinot Grigio and Prosecco.

Wine in Spain

The largest surface area occupied by vineyards in the world is found in Spain, however, there is less total wine production than in Italy and France. The major grapes in this country include Airen, Tempranillo, Garnacha, Bobal and Monastrell.

Wine in United States

90% of the wine produced in the US, comes from California. This is where the largest producer of wine in the world is based, Gallo. The major grapes used in wine that comes from America includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc.

Wine in Argentina

Argentina have the best growth rate of all countries producing wine, with an 8% increase in recent years. The grapes used most prominently in Argentina include Malbec, Chardonnay, Bonarda and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Wine in Australia

Australia wine is popular but it is a tough market to keep up with. The country is looking to expand their collection throughout Hong Kong and Asia. The major grapes in this country are Shiraz and Chardonnay.

Wine in Germany

Well known for their aromatic white wines, German wines are mainly exported to the US and UK. The major grapes in Germany are Riesling and Müller-Thurgau.