Thailand

Thailand

Thailand is essentially a free-market economy and the recent increase of imported wine has made wine more affordable to Thai consumers. Thailand has a tropical monsoon climate, yet this has not stopped producers from establishing a domestic wine market. Wine culture and production is still in their infancy in Thailand, though wine’s popularity is increasing due to elevated marketing and distribution.

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Economic Facts

Population

67,976.405

Export of Goods

USD 202,654 (2015)

Country Size

513,120 KM2

Import of Goods

USD 214, 375 (2015)

Legal Drinking Age

20 years old

% Change in GDP Growth Rate 2015-2016

3.2%

Wine Industry Facts

Annual Wine Production

473,800 bottles (2011)

Number of Wineries

6

Top Wine Export Market

Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos

% of Wine Consumption Growth

45,000 tonnes

% of Global Wine Production

400 acres

VARIETALS

RED ARIETALS

BLack Queen &Pokdum
Cabrenet Sauvignon
Dornfelder
Grenache
Pinot Noir
Sangiovese
Shiraz/Syrah
Tempranillo
Cardinal
Cardinal

WHITE VARIETALS

Chenin Blanc
Colombard
Malaga Blanc
Viognier
Chardonnay

Wine Regions of Thailand

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