Who are France’s biggest wine drinkers?

Following France’s return to the top of the table for global wine production, a media company has released regional wine consumption figures from across France.

1414131827_g1

French regions by regular per capita wine consumption (Source: Bonial).

According to the figures released by Bonial and based on a percentage of the population who drink at least once a week, producing wine doesn’t necessarily mean consuming wines.

The Pays de la Loire does lead with 43.5% of its population consuming wine each week but other key wine producing regions such as Aquitaine, where Bordeaux is located, with 38.3% and Provence with 38.2% sit around mid-table and Champagne fares even worse with only 31.6%, leaving the worlds top sparkling producer third from bottom.

But overall the French remain one of the biggest wine consuming countries in the world.

See below for the full list:

– Pays de la Loire (43,5 %)

– Midi-Pyrénées (42,4 %)

– Languedoc-Rousillon (41,6 %)

– Bourgogne (39,8 %)

– Poitou-Charentes (39,8 %)

– Franche-Comté (39,6 %)

– Alsace (39,2 %)

– Bretagne (38,8 %)

– Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur (38,3 %)

– Aquitaine (38,2 %)

– Rhône Alpes (37,8 %)

– Auvergne (37,5 %)

– Île de France (36 %)

– Basse-Normandie (36 %)

– Limousin (35,4 %)

– Haute-Normandie (34,9 %)

– Centre (34,8 %)

– Lorraine (31,9 %)

– Champagne-Ardenne (31,6 %)

– Nord Pas de Calais (30,3 %)

– Picardie (28,7 %)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Sales Administrator

Ellis Wines
Hanworth, Middx, IU

Sales Support Executive

Davy's
London, UK

Partner Manager – On-trade - Greater London

Maverick Drinks
London/M25 belt, UK

Partner Manager – On-trade - North West

Maverick Drinks
Manchester, UK

Partner Manager – On-trade - West & Wales

Maverick Drinks
Bristol, UK

Partner Manager – On-trade - South East

Maverick Drinks
Brighton, UK

Events Sales Executive

The Drinks Business
Central London, UK

Sale & Operations Manager

Marussia Beverages
Marylebone, London, UK

Pink Rosé Festival

Cannes,France
7th Feb 2018

VinoVision Paris

Paris,France
12th Feb 2018

Vinisud

Montpellier,France
18th Feb 2018
Click to view more

Champagne Masters 2017

The only Champagne blind tasting in the UK, the competition will reward the best wines in the following categories:

The Global Rosé Masters 2017

With wines from the palest of pink to almost ruby red, bone dry to almost cloyingly sweet, reductively handled to barrel-aged, as well as gently spritzy to fully sparkling.

Click to view more