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World Wine History

The world of wine has a rich history and influential cultural fingerprint in many countries. Take a look at both the historical and cultural impact that wine has made on countries around the world.

The largest world producers and consumers wine

 WORLD WINE PRODUCTION*

(ranked by country, 2002 or 2005)

Country - Rank - Production (tons)

France -- 1 -- 5,329,449 (2005)

Italy -- 2 -- 5,056,648 (2005)

Spain -- 3 -- 3,934,140 (2005)

USA -- 4 -- 2,232,000 (2005)

Argentina -- 5-- 1,564,000 (2005)

Australia -- 6 -- 1,274,000 (2005)

China -- 7 -- 1,300,000 (2005)

South Africa -- 8 -- 1,157,895 (2005)

Germany -- 9 -- 1,014,700 (2005)

Chile -- 10 -- 788,551 (2005)

Portugal -- 11-- 626,500

Greece -- 12 -- 500,000

Romania -- 13 -- 500,000

Hungary -- 14 -- 380,000

Russia -- 15 -- 343,000

Brazil -- 16 -- 320,000

Austria -- 17 -- 260,000

Croatia -- 18 -- 220,000

Moldova -- 19 -- 210,000

Uzbekistan -- 20 -- 188,400

* SOURCE: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

PER-CAPITA WINE CONSUMPTION**

(ranked by country, 2001)

Country - Rank - Per-Capita Consumption (liters)

Luxemburg -- 1 -- 59.22

France -- 2 -- 57.17

Italy -- 3 -- 52.92

Portugal -- 4 -- 46.74

Croatia -- 5 -- 43.20

Switzerland -- 6 -- 42.37

Spain -- 7 -- 34.57

Argentina -- 8 -- 32.57

Georgia -- 9 -- 31.88

Hungary -- 10 -- 31.56

Slovenia -- 11 -- 31.13

Austria -- 12 -- 30.46

Uruguay -- 13 -- 29.51

Denmark -- 14 -- 28.86

Greece -- 15 -- 27.75

Germany -- 16 -- 24.21

Belgium -- 17 -- 24.12

Macedonia -- 18 -- 23.81

Romania -- 19 -- 20.99

Netherlands -- 20 -- 20.95

** Per Capita consumption (table on right) is based on the total population of each country. Figures would be higher if based on drinking age population, which can vary by country.

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