India

India

India’s landscape is well-suited to wine-grape growing and there are over 80 wineries in India to date. The total alcohol consumption in India is high, but wine still does not represent a large amount of the consumption volume. However, the estimated wine consumption has increased by 20-30% every year since 2003 and interest in wine in India is fueling at growth in demand for internation wine imports.

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Economic Facts

Population

1,251,395,584

Export of Goods

USD 1,681,951 (2015)

Country Size

3.281 milion km2

Import of Goods

USD 2,274,949 (2015)

Legal Drinking Age

21/25 years old

% Change in GDP Growth Rate 2015-2016

7.5%

Wine Industry Facts

Annual Wine Production

17.3 milion bottles

Annual Per Capita Wine Consumption

21 milion litres

Number of Wineries

80+

Top Wine Export Market

Vietnam, United Arab Emirates & United Kingdom 20-30% (from 2003 to 2015)

% of Wine Consumption Growth

20-30% (from 2003 to 2015)

% of Global Wine Production

3% (2016)

VARIETALS

RED VARIETALS

Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Merlot

WHITE VARIETALS

Chradonnay
Chenin Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Regions of India

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