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Sunday, March 18, 2007

List of wine producing countries

The following is a list of wine producing countries and their volume of wine production for the year 2005 in metric tonnes. Data is reported from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which is an agency of the United Nations.

Wine production by country 2005
Rank Country
(with link to wine article)
Production
(tonnes)
1 Flag of France France 5,329,449
2 Flag of Italy Italy 5,056,648
3 Flag of Spain Spain 3,934,140
4 Flag of United States United States 2,232,000
5 Flag of Argentina Argentina 1,564,000
6 Flag of People's Republic of China China 1,300,000
7 Flag of Australia Australia 1,274,000
8 Flag of South Africa South Africa 1,157,895
9 Flag of Germany Germany 1,014,700
10 Flag of Chile Chile 788,551
11 Flag of Portugal Portugal 576,500
12 Flag of Romania Romania 575,000
13 Flag of Russia Russia 512,000
14 Flag of Hungary Hungary 485,000
15 Flag of Greece Greece 437,178
16 Flag of Brazil Brazil 320,000
17 Flag of Austria Austria 258,000
18 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 240,000
19 Flag of Moldova Moldova 230,000
20 Flag of Croatia Croatia 180,000
21 Flag of Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro 174,000
22 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 120,000
23 Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 120,000
24 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 120,000
25 Flag of Uruguay Uruguay 112,559
26 Flag of Republic of Macedonia Macedonia 105,850
27 Flag of Mexico Mexico 102,778
28 Flag of Japan Japan 90,000
29 Flag of Algeria Algeria 77,000
30 Flag of Georgia (country) Georgia 65,000
31 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic 55,000
32 Flag of Canada Canada 50,400
33 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia 50,000
34 Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 45,000
35 Flag of Peru Peru 43,500
36 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 39,519
37 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 38,500
38 Flag of Morocco Morocco 35,000
39 Flag of Tunisia Tunisia 24,000
40 Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 24,000
41 Flag of Turkey Turkey 22,548
42 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 21,000
43 Flag of Cuba Cuba 17,300
44 Flag of Albania Albania 17,000
45 Flag of Belgium Belgium 16,000
46 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 16,000
47 Flag of Lebanon Lebanon 15,000
48 Flag of Madagascar Madagascar 8,900
49 Flag of Armenia Armenia 8,000
50 Flag of Belarus Belarus 7,500
51 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 7,500
52 Flag of Israel Israel 6,500
53 Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan 6,175
54 Flag of Paraguay Paraguay 6,000
55 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 5,160
56 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 5,000
57 Flag of Egypt Egypt 4,200
58 Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 3,500
59 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 2,100
60 Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 2,048
61 Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 1,699
62 Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 1,600
63 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 1,450
64 Flag of Malta Malta 630
65 Flag of Syria Syria 300
66 Flag of Panama Panama 165
67 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 80
68 Flag of Réunion Réunion 13
69 Flag of Estonia Estonia 0
70 Flag of Latvia Latvia 0
Note also that some of the figures may be misleading. In China, for example, "wine" refers to all alcoholic beverages, including those that are distilled, not just wine from grapes or even other fruits.

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