Which Country Drinks the Most Wine?

Wine Consumption (Total) (Ml), 2013
Food & Drink | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 144 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in wine consumption with 23,010 Ml followed by France and USA. On the other end of the scale was Mauritania with 0.039 Ml, Lesotho with 0.062 Ml and Brunei with 0.071 Ml.

Total wine consumption reached 23,809 Ml in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 1.25 % more than in the previous year and 1.20 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total wine consumption reached an all time high of 29,886 Ml in 1981 and an all time low of 20,963 Ml in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 0.245 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 96.6 % of wine consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 118 % share while the ten largest countries some 155 % in 2013.

Data for more countries are available at Wine Consumption (Total) indicator page.

Wine Consumption (Total) Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Argentina Ml 1,117 1,067 1,037 977 980
Australia Ml 491 487 513 535 454
Brazil Ml 399 403 368 390 413
Canada Ml 363 367 371 392 396
China Ml 12,810 15,307 18,566 21,540 24,985
France Ml 3,297 2,421 2,937 2,498 3,043
Germany Ml 2,056 1,968 1,938 1,677 2,046
Italy Ml 2,284 2,263 1,909 1,900 1,881
Portugal Ml 403 403 478 496 477
Romania Ml 555 575 486 407 466
Russia Ml 962 977 1,006 1,494 1,418
South Africa Ml 417 342 382 350 400
Spain Ml 1,554 1,615 1,002 1,104 799
USA Ml 2,127 2,147 2,197 2,217 2,297
United Kingdom Ml 1,146 1,055 1,067 1,185 1,260