During the 40th World Congress of Vine and Wine, the Director General of the OIV, Jean-Marie Aurand, presented an overview of the vitivinicultural sector, as well as initial information from the thematic report devoted to global vine diversity, which will be published at the end of the year.
The report covers the vitivinicultural production potential, areas under vines, global wine production and consumption, and wine import and export volumes.
In 2016, the world area under vines rose to 7.5 mha.
Global grape production reached 75.8 mt in 2016.
2016 world wine production (excluding juice and musts) is estimated at 267 mhl.
World wine consumption in 2016 is estimated at 241 mhl.
Infrographics (initial information from the thematic report devoted to global vine diversity)