With global production at an all-time high, there’s never been a better time to be a wine lover. According to figures from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine, a total of 292.3 million hectolitres were produced last year alone – that’s the equivalent of 39 billion bottles!
Where are the world's best wine producing countries?
Which countries drink the most wine?
Portugal came out on top as the country that drinks the most wine, consuming 550 million litres each year – which works out at 71.5 bottles per person. France comes in second, with a total of 54.6 bottles per person per year (2,680 million litres in total).
The UK came in 17th place in our ranking of the biggest wine drinking nations, with Brits only drinking the equivalent of 24.7 bottles per person per year (1,240 million litres in total).