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11 April 2019 — OIV life

World wine production reached a record 292.3 mhl in 2018

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This exceptionally high level is a clear departure from the historically low production of the previous year. Consumption stabilised and the internationalisation of trade intensified.

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Speaking from the OIV’s headquarters in Paris on 11 April, Director General Pau Roca presented information on wine production, wine consumption and international trade in 2018.

  • World area under vines 7.4 mha in 2018
  • Strong growth in production, which reached 292.3 mhl, an increase of 42.5 mhl since 2017
  • Consumption relatively stable at 246 mhl
  • World wine trade on the rise: 108 mhl traded in volume, and a 1.2% rise in value to reach 31.3bn EUR

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