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August 2000 Info from WineInstitute.org

WORLD WINE PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
in thousands of gallons (000)

Actual 1996-1998
Average for Years 1991-1995


1998 COUNTRY RANK
1998 Gallons
1997 Gallons
1996 Gallons
Average
91-95
% Change
98 v 91-95
1. ITALY
1,431,539
1,344,518
1,552,639
1,605,369
-10.83%
2. FRANCE
1,391,462
1,414,974
1,507,068
1,397,142
-0.41%
3. SPAIN
800,994
877,553
818,958
698,439
14.68%
4. UNITED STATES
540,248
581,196
498,693
465,459
16.07%
5. ARGENTINA
334,795
356,643
335,007
411,804
-18.70%
6. GERMANY
286,213
224,421
228,304
274,509
4.26%
7. SOUTH AFRICA
215,465
232,716
230,867
217,367
-0.88%
8. AUSTRALIA
195,889
163,105
177,899
127,071
54.16%
9. CHILE
144,639
120,175
101,022
87,866
64.61%
10. ROMANIA
132,143
176,684
202,441
146,065
-9.53%
11. HUNGARY
110,427
118,141
110,639
100,996
9.34%
12. YUGOSLAVIA
106,332
106,332
92,146
75,740
40.39%
13. GREECE
101,075
105,329
108,552
96,901
4.31%
14. PORTUGAL
95,660
161,784
256,572
192,217
-50.23%
15. CHINA
93,784
84,538
79,254
82,424
13.78%
16. BULGARIA
87,391
87,100
93,361
91,459
-4.45%
17. BRAZIL
73,495
61,290
82,636
81,764
-10.11%
18. AUSTRIA
71,408
47,605
55,742
65,649
8.77%
19. CROATIA
60,154
59,705
51,726
51,647
16.47%
20. MOLDOVA
57,961
95,052
95,052
115,077
-49.63%
21. RUSSIA
55,478
55,478
67,366
82,160
-32.48%
22. MACEDONIA
47,632
30,011
26,682
26,577
79.22%
23. UZBEKISTAN
38,834
38,834
26,946
35,479
9.46%
24. JAPAN
34,370
34,370
17,832
14,556
136.12%
25. SWITZERLAND
30,962
27,607
34,449
32,177
-3.78%
26. URUGUAY
29,905
28,584
25,441
23,195
28.93%
27. MEXICO
29,377
40,261
35,189
46,496
-36.82%
28. SLOVENIA
23,618
23,618
24,622
20,632
14.47%
29. UKRAINE
19,232
26,154
31,675
42,824
-55.09%
30. CYPRUS
18,757
14,107
14,768
16,353
14.70%
31. AZERBAIJAN
17,172
10,567
9,246
20,817
-17.51%
32. GEORGIA
17,172
17,172
18,493
25,520
-32.71%
33. NEW ZEALAND
16,009
12,099
15,138
11,677
37.10%
34. SLOVAKIA
12,945
15,481
9,933
19,391
-33.24%
35. CZECH REPUBLIC
11,888
9,775
13,632
12,866
-7.60%
36. ALGERIA
9,510
9,431
10,356
13,685
-30.50%
37. TUNISIA
9,299
9,827
5,838
7,846
18.52%
38. CANADA
9,061
9,061
8,797
8,348
8.54%
39. MOROCCO
7,873
9,933
7,503
8,507
-7.45%
40. TURKEY
7,344
8,876
9,590
8,612
-14.72%
41. BELARUS
6,129
6,129
4,597
8,137
-24.68%
42. LITHUANIA
5,204
5,204
3,408
2,008
159.21%
43. TAJIKISTAN
5,152
5,152
5,152
8,586
-40.00%
44. KAZAKHSTAN
5,046
2,932
3,012
6,446
-21.72%
45. LEBANON
4,914
6,552
4,174
6,789
-27.63%
46. TURKMENISTAN
4,438
4,438
4,438
2,827
57.01%
47. LUXEMBOURG
4,227
1,981
3,382
4,491
-5.88%
48. PERU
3,170
3,170
2,932
2,351
34.83%
49. LATVIA
3,012
3,012
4,016
3,355
-10.24%
50. ALBANIA
2,774
4,438
4,650
3,091
-10.26%
51. PARAGUAY
2,430
2,430
2,113
1,981
22.67%
52. MADAGASCAR
2,378
2,351
2,325
2,298
3.45%
53. ISRAEL
2,378
2,378
2,378
3,223
-26.23%
54. ARMENIA
2,113
1,717
2,061
7,476
-71.73%
55. BOSNIA - HERCEG
1,427
1,427
1,427
2,510
-43.16%
56. MALTA
845
845
845
740
14.29%
57. EGYPT
687
687
687
634
8.33%
58. BOLIVIA
528
528
528
528
0.00%
59. KYRGYSTAN
528
528
608
1,427
-62.96%
60. UNITED KINGDOM
317
159
687
476
-33.33%
61. ESTONIA
185
185
581
396
-53.33%
62. BELGIUM
26
26
26
26
0.00%
COUNTRY TOTAL
6,835,420
6,906,378
7,146,095
6,920,406
-1.23%
OTHER COUNTRIES
925
845
793
713
29.63%
WORLD TOTAL
6,836,344
6,907,224
7,146,888
6,921,120
-1.22%
 
 
 
 



Source: Wine Institute based on data from Office International de la Vigne et du Vin (O.I.V).

1. Removals of still wine from fermenters. Excludes substandard wine produced as distilling material.

Also excludes increases after amelioration, sweetening and addition of wine spirits.

Note: Totals may not convert exactly from gallons to hectoliters and vice versa because of rounding.