Quick facts about French wine
#1 – Global wine production rank at 46.2 Million hectoliters in 2014. France reclaimed the global throne due to poor weather in Italy.
#2 – Global wine consumption by volume, second to the United States.
46.6 Liters/Person – Per capita wine consumption in France, only trailing Andorra, the Vatican and other microstates.
$9.6 Billion – Value of French wine exports in 2013.
$1.6 Billion – Value of French wine exported to the United Kingdom, the world’s largest importer of French wine. The U.S. is second at $1.3 billion.
Map of wine varieties in Provence