New Zealand Wine Sector Report 2020

New Zealand

Report Highlights:
New Zealand’s wine grape area and wine production are forecast to continue to increase in 2020. The New Zealand wine industry estimates that grapes will be harvested from 39,935 hectares (ha) in 2020, up 2.4 percent on 2019. FAS/Wellington forecasts the total harvest at 439,000 metric tons (MT) of grapes, which would be 6.4 percent above 2019. Wine production is forecast at 316.3 million liters (mL) in 2020, also 6.4 percent up on 2019. Covid-19 has already had an influence on the 2020 grape
harvest in New Zealand and it is likely to affect New Zealand wine exports.

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