By 2020, people around the world consumed 234 million hectoliters of wine; the report of the International Organization of Vine and Wine reveals the data.
It is the lowest rate in the last 19 years, since 2002.
In 2020, world wine consumption decreased by 3% compared to 2019.
Wine consumption decreased significantly in China (-17.4%) and South Africa (-19.4%). The most significant amount was consumed in Brazil (+ 18.4%).
The organization links the reduction in wine consumption to lockdowns, the closure of facilities, and the restriction of tourist travel.