Spain beats Italy and France as the largest exporter of wine in the world

Good news for the Spanish wine industry! And according to the latest news, Spain has become the largest exporter of wine in the world, ahead of even France and  Italy, which has been the leader in exports in recent years.

Between September 2013 and September 2014, Spain sold  a total of 2,168 million litres of wine (+ 19.9%), compared to 2.035 million litres in Italy (-1.7%). France remains the third largest exporter in terms of volume, but it stands as world leader in terms of value.

faustinoBodegas Faustino, the greatest exporter in the world for Grandes Reservas from Rioja

It is precisely this aspect that blurs the news, since the average price of a litre of Spanish wine is still too low, at only € 1.16 per litre. Spain is definitely an export model based on the sale of wine in bulk, it is necessary to give attention to the good work of the Spanish wineries with the highest exports.

These are some of the wines from top exporting wineries in Spain:

Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001Bodegas Faustino is nothing more and nothing less than the leading export winery in Rioja Gran Reserva wine. This Faustino I represents all the typical and classic wines of the region. An example of good marketing strategy along with a wine of great quality

Segura Viudas Aria Brut Nature. A friendly, fresh and balanced cava, very easy to drink, and available in many countries around the world. Segura Viudas Cavas belongs to the Freixenet Group, the leading exporter of Spanish wines.

Tío Pepe. One of the most famous and praised wines in the world, belonging to González Byass, the eighth largest wine group in Spain in terms of exports. Tio Pepe offers everything expected of a Jerez fino. Freshness, sharp acidity and salinity.

Sangre de Toro 2013. The flagship of Bodegas Torres winery in Spain, the 6th winery in terms of foreign exports. A blend of Grenache and Carignan from Catalonia, direct and friendly. A classic.

Marqués de Riscal Reserva 2010. We return to the Rioja to present a great champion of wineries: Marqués de Riscal, the 12th in Spain in terms of world exports. A guarantee of quality vintage after vintage!

Quality does not always reflect price … Do not miss these great wines!

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