Italy ranks second in the world for wine exports

In the first quarter of 2022, France's and the US wine exports increased by +24% over 2021, and Italy's by +19%. Australia’s sales recover after decline due to Chinese tariffs

The first quarter 2022 was marked by growth in international wine trade. French wines exports allow France to be first in the rankings, following the record reached in 2021 when sales exceeded 11 billion.

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According to Nomisma research firm figures, Italy is second in the ranking thanks mainly to the increase in sales of its sparkling wines (up 36 percent from the first quarter of 2021). France’s and the US wine exports increased by +24% over 2021, and Italy’s by +19%.

The main wine exporting countries (% change, first quarter 2022 vs 2021)

New Zealand-8.5%
Source: Nomisma Wine Monitor on customs data

Australian wines arer attempting to recover after the collapse suffered last year due to the closure of the Chinese market. Exports from Spain and New Zealand, on the other hand, are declining: the scarcity of the last harvest (-19%) weighs on the latter.

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