Trends and equipment for the wine industry at SITEVI.

Key Figures

  • One farm in five has a vine-winegrowing activity. There are 85,000 of them in France. 57% of volumes produced are vinified by individual wineries. The remaining 43% are vinified by the 1,500 winemakers and dealers and cooperatives. (Source CNIV)
  • France currently has 47,269 wineries with a total production of €218,182 (source: Axema economic report 23).
  • In 2019, France produced 4.2 billion litres of wine, making up 17% of global production. It is the second largest producer of wine in the world by volume, behind Italy. Three quarters of the wines produced are still wines, 55% of which are red, 26% white and 19% rose. (Source CNIV)
  • France is the second biggest consumer of wine in the world, behind the United States and ahead of Italy. More than 3.5 billion bottles were consumed in France in 2019.
  • This French consumption, which has been dropping over the last 30 years, has declined from 100 litres per inhabitant per year in 1975 to 40 litres today. (Source CNIV)
  • Nearly 500,000 direct and indirect jobs are generated by viticulture in France. (Source CNIV)
  • Agricultural wine production will represent 1,408 million euros in 2022, or 14.4% of French agricultural production. This represents an increase of 30% compared with 2021.
  • The quantities produced are also up by 20% compared with 2021, representing 45.377 million hectolitres in 2022. (source: Axema 23 economic report)
  • The French vine and wine growing sector is established in 66 departements
  • 93% of French wine production bears a quality hallmark: PDO (60%) and PGI (33%) representing 437 advocacy bodies and more than 54,000 estates, covering approximately 700,000 ha of vineyard
  • In 2022, global wine consumption remained flat at 33 billion bottles.
  • Ten countries together consume 70% of the wine produced in the world. France is in second place, behind the United States, at 3.5 billion bottles (750 ml equivalent) but ahead of Italy (2.6 billion bottles)
  • Provence is the leading region in France for the production of rosé wine, with 157 million bottles of AOC wine produced in 2022, equating to 38% of domestic production and 4.2% of all rosé wine produced in the world
  • 1 farm in 5 has a vine-winegrowing activity. There are 59,000 of them in France.
Infographic on SITEVI, world wine producer and exporter

Global producer and exporter

Exports in value in 2022 : €11.6 Bn
Infographic on French agricultural production by product (2017-2022)