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Italy Still The Leading Supplier Of Wines To The US

Published on Feb 17 2017 8:32 AM in Drinks tagged: Trending Posts / Italy / Export / USA / Wines

Italy Still The Leading Supplier Of Wines To The US

Italy remains the leading supplier of wines to the USA, reaching 32.4% of the American sector, a study has found.

The study was released to coincide with Italian Wine Week - VINO 2017, organized in New York by I.C.E., the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade.

Between January and November of the last year, Italian wine sales volume in the US reached $1.65 billion,  5.9% more than 2015. US-based consumers also associate quality with Italian wines, the study found, as wines priced more than 20 USD are growing by 12%.

The US is the leading wine consuming nation in the world and almost the half Italian wine exports are directed to five states: New York, California, Florida, Illinois and Texas).

© 2017 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Dario Romano. Click subscribe to sign up to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine.

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