Vinitaly: the data about the 2015 of Italian wine
2015: a positive year for the Italian Wine
As is now well known to most people, the Italian wine has a great success not only in the peninsula but also abroad. To confirm this, look at these data: the export of Italian wine has recorded a return of 5.39 billion Euros. An increase of 5.4% compared to 2014. In fact Italy is the best producer of wine in the world with 48.9 million hectoliters. Of these, 20 million hectoliters are exported abroad, representing almost half of the total production, reflecting the appreciation coming from other countries. Among the most popular there are sparkling wines with a revenue of 985 million euro.
Italy, in fact, boasts one of the designations of origin: 73 DOCG, 332 DOC and 118 IGT. This is due to the particular ecosystem that characterizes our country and allowing the proliferation of different vineyards. Beyond that, the savoir faire of the artisans who work in the wine cellars contribute to this great success.
These the other wine numbers in Italy:
– Italian Wine Farms: about 310,000, 21% of the total farms
– Employed: 1 million and 250 thousand employees throughout the supply chain
– Production 2015: 47milioni hl of wine (+ 12% on 2014)
– Hectares planted: 637 634 (4% of the UAA, Utilised Agricultural Area)
Source: press release Vinitaly
Vinitaly: the Italian wine data in comparison with the European production
During the Vinitaly more than 80% of European production was represented at the first “European Forum of wine producing countries” organized by the Ministry of Agricultural Food and Forestry Policies. The forum was attended by Ministers and delegates from France, Portugal, Spain, Slovenia, Hungary, Greece, together with Paolo De Castro on behalf of the European Parliament.
Italy wanted to pay attention to three important issues: improving the wine CMO, safeguarding the legislation on designations of origin and management of the system of authorizations for new establishment.
These also to data released by Mipaaf on wine production (hectoliters) in 2015 in different countries attending the conference:
This confirms competition with the French production. Aaccording to these data has seen for the first time in 2015 the overtaking of the Italian production against the French.
50th Vinitaly: big party for the public and operators
Great participation for the fiftieth edition of the Vinitaly, reflecting the strong interest around the world of Italian wine that expresses the values of the territories of origin. Rewarded by the quality and attention to cultivation and organic wines.
Big satisfaction for the Consortium of Prosecco that this fiftieth Vinitaly celebrates a 2015 where the increase in value (+24, 5%) was greater the increase in exports (+ 23%).