South Africa Wine Industry Statistics

Growth in Wineries


20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Number of primary grape producers4360418339993839366735963527

3440

332333143232
Number of wine cellars which crush grapes581572560585604573582

582

564559566
Producer cellars65655958575452

50

504948
Producing wholesalers2117202323262523212524


Wine Produced (Million Gross Litres)


2005200620072008200920102011

2012

201320142015
Wine628.5709.7730.4763.3805.1780.7831.2

870.9

915.4

958.8968.4
Rebate82.982.1101.586.671.439.634.2

62.3

42

53.641.8
Juice64.673.265.272.534.751.240.2

40.1

58.7

35.130.9
Distilling wine129.2147.9146.4166.5122.1113.3107.2121.8140.7133.6112.9

Total Hectares under Wine Grapes

Total Hectares under Wine Grapes

Total Hectares Planted and Uprooted


Total Hectares Planted and Uprooted

Wine Grapes as % of Total Hectares


1990200020072008200920102011

2012

2013

20142015

%%%%%%%

%

%

%%
Chenin32241919181818

18

18

1818
Chardonnay2698888

8

8

77
Sauvignon Blanc468991010

10

9

99
TOTAL WHITE84645656565656

55

55

5555












Cabernet491313121212

12

12

1211
Merlot1577766

6

6

66
Pinotage2766667

7

7

78
Shiraz161010101010

11

11

1111
TOTAL RED16364444444444

45

454545

Age of Vines at 2015

Years

White %

Red %

Total %

<4 years

4.3

2.9

7.2

4-10 years

14.6

7.1

21.8

11-15 years

11.6

13.8

25.4

16-20 years

7.9

16.8

24.7

20+ years

16.2

4.7

20.9

Total

54.6

45.4

100

Total SA Exports

YEAR

LITRES

TREND

1996

  99 900 000

140

1998

116 800 000

108

2000

138 400 000

108

2001

176 100 000

126

2002

215 800 000

123

2003

237 300 000

110

2004

266 500 000

112

2005

280 084 000

105

2006

271 778 000

  97

2007

313 886 000

115

2008

407 320 000

132

2009

389 141 000

  96

2010

389 324 000

  96

2011

350 564 774

  95

2012

408 969 047117

2013

517 406 010126

2014

414 875 19380

2015

412 553 90199

% Total Exports by Country (Litres) (Bulk plus Bottled)


2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015


%

%

%

%

%

%

UK

28

23

22

21

2626

GERMANY

19

23

19

18

1919

NETHERLANDS

  7

  7

  6

4

55

SWEDEN

10

10

  8

6

66

AFRICA

  4

  5

  3

4

55

DENMARK

  5

  5

  4

4

55

CANADA

  4

  4

  5

4

45

USA

  4

  4

  6

6

33

BELGIUM

  3

  3

  2

2

23

RUSSIA

  5

  2

  8

7

75

ALL OTHER

11

14

  17

23

2020

*Note: These figures do not take into account bulk wine bottled in one country (such as Germany or France) and then sold in another country.

Packaged Exports by Country (Litres)

PACKAGED

2003%

2009%

2010%

2011%

2012%

2013%

2014%

2015%

UK

50

40

30

22

17

22

2320

NETHERLANDS

19

  9

  9

10

10

899

SWEDEN

  7

14

14

15

14

12

1010

GERMANY

  7

  6

  8

  9

10

10

912

DENMARK

  2

  5

  5

  4

  4

4

54

CANADA

  2

  4

  4

  4

  5

4

44

BELGIUM

  2

  2

  2

  3

  3

3

33

USA

  3

  4

  4

  5

  6

6

56

FINLAND

  2

  2

  2

  3

  3

2

32

AFRICA


  2

  4

  6

  8

12

11

12

CHINA




  2

  3

2

45

ALL OTHERS

  8

12

18

17

17

151528

Source:SAWIS

Total Packaged Wine (Litres) Export Growth Trends


2009/2008

2010/2009

2011/2010

2012/2011

2013/2012

2014/20132015/2014

UK

111

  70

  59

  76

131

10287

NETHERLANDS

  99

  97

  91

  85

100

100198

SWEDEN

118

  98

  82

  84

96

8696

GERMANY

  99

113

  96

  96

117

87112

CHINA

150

176

175

119

79

163128

CANADA

111

103

  85

106

97

99100

BELGIUM

  95

113

  95

  93

111

10096

USA

100

117

  91

103

108

88107

DENMARK

  95

102

  63

  85

121

11086

TOTAL

107

  93

  80

  90

1099997

Source:SAWIS