Argentina’s Bottled Wine Exports Decline By Volume But Still Show Strong Growth By ValueFebruary 2, 2012
Total bottled wine export volume (excluding bulk) fell 3.1% to 20.8 million nine-liter cases, while shipment volume to the United States—the category’s leading export market—grew by only 2% to just over 7 million cases.
By value, Argentine bottled wine exports rose by 14% globally and by 12% in the U.S. The super-premium segment demonstrated the strongest global value growth (albeit from relatively small bases), with bottled wines in the $40-$90 range increasing by 33% and the $90-and-above priced wines rising by 42%.
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