Romania ranks 11th world’s biggest wine makers
The World’s top winemaker Italy puts out 48.6 million hl, Chile ranks the 9th with 8.7 million hl, and Russia comes the 10th with 7.1 million hl. As for the wine consumption worldwide, Romania ranks the 10th with 5.4 million hl, while France comes second with 31.8 million hl, per year.
The world’s annual wine consumption amounts to 254 million hl. There were 8.8 million hectares of vineyards, throughout the world, in the late 1980s, compared to 7.75 million hectares at present, Romania being the country registering the biggest drawback, its vineyard dwindling by 50,000 hectares, the report says.