Countries with highest wine consumption per person 2021
Global Wine Production
In addition to having the third highest per capita wine consumption, Italy produces more wine than any other country in the world. In 2022, the production volume of Italian wine amounted to more than 49 million hectoliters. In comparison, the largest non-European wine producer, the United States, occupied the fourth position that year with less than half of that figure.
Wine Consumption Behavior in the United States
In terms of total consumption, the United States consumes more wine than any other country, at 34 million hectoliters in 2022. The most popular varieties of wine among Americans who drink wine are Merlot, Chardonnay, and Cabernet. Only 12 percent of Americans have purchased Shiraz, making it one of the least popular types of wine in the United States. A survey found that there was a strong positive relationship between wine consumption and income level in the United States.