Italy Becomes World’s Leading Sparkling Wine Producer, Study Finds
Italy has become the world's leading producer of sparkling wine, taking the throne from Germany, which has held the leadership position for 20 years.
This is according to the Italian Sparkling Wine Observatory (OVSE), which says that sparkling wine production in Italy reached a record 660 million bottles in 2017.
This figure includes both national consumption and exports, reports Italian weekly Panorama.
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