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Champagne Sales And Exports Witnessed A Record High In 2021

According To Comite Champagne, a trade association that represents over 16,000 winegrowers and 320 champagne houses, 180 million bottles of bubbly were exported by France last year, which is a 38 percent hike from the year 2020.

Champagne sales and exports hit a record high in the year 2021, amid the shutting of bars due to the lockdown and most of the special occasions being celebrated at home. Global sales of Champagne hit a record of 6.2 billion dollars.

According To Comite Champagne, a trade association that represents over 16,000 winegrowers and 320 champagne houses, a whopping 180 million bottles of bubbly were exported by France

last year, which is a 38 percent hike from the year 2020. The association has stated that with reduction in tourism, it can be said that home consumption has played a role in the surge.

According to the European Committee of Wine Companies, severe frosts during the last spring damaged crops across France’s wine growing regions, affecting approximately 80% of vineyards in those areas.