The average price per litre rose slightly from €1.93 (2021) to €2.03.
- The decline mainly affected the red wine category (-12% volume; -9% value), where the average price per litre dropped to €2.20.
- For white wine, on the other hand, a slightly higher price per litre (€1.20) buffered the decline in volume (volume -8.9%, value +1.4%).
- 63% of wine imports in 2022 were bulk wines, the share remained stable.
Most important origins
Of the three most important origins, only Spain was able to record a small increase in value of 1.7% thanks to a rise in the average price, although the volume fell (-6.5%). Nevertheless, Italy remains the most important origin, with 36.3% of the imported quantity and 37.7% of the imported value. It is followed by Spain in terms of volume (27.5%) and France in terms of value (30.4%).
The average price of Champagne increased from €22.99 (2021) to €25.55. More Champagne was also imported (volume +2.3%; value +13.7%). This coincides with the fact that Champagne exports grew in 2022 and Germany is one of the most important export markets for France (read MORE). VM