Canadian wine sales volume FY 2012-FY 2022
Wine market in Canada - additional information
Wine is a fermented alcoholic beverage manufactured from grapes. Similar to other fermented beverages, wine typically contains between five and 15 percent alcohol by volume. Fortified wine however, is usually stronger due to the addition of distilled spirits such as brandy. In Canada, fortified wine accounted for almost 10 percent share of the wine market in 2014, while still wine such as red and white table varieties held an 82.2 percent portion.
In 2014, the leading companies in the wine market in Canada were Constellation Brands Inc. and Andrew Peller Ltd. Based in New York, Constellation Brands is thought to be the world leader in premium wine, with brands including Meiomi, Ravage and Jackson-Triggs. A Canadian winery, Jackson-Triggs has vineyards in British Columbia and Ontario. These provinces held almost 90 percent of all wineries in Canada in 2014.
The most common place to purchase wine in Canada were supermarkets and hypermarkets, accounting for a 45.4 percent share of the wine retail market in 2014. A survey found that almost 60 percent of wine consumed that year was red, while only four percent was rose.