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SOUTH AFRICA WINE INDUSTRY STATISTICS
GROWTH IN WINERIES
  1991 2002 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

2012

2013
Number of primary wine producers 4786 4346 4360 4183 3999 3839 3667 3596 3527

3440

3323
Number of wine cellars which crush grapes 212 427 581 572 560 585 604 573 582

582

564
Producer cellars 70 66 65 65 59 58 57 54 52

50

50
Producing wholesalers 6 11 21 17 20 23 23 26 25

23

21

WINE PRODUCED (Million Gross Litres)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

2012

Wine 628.5 709.7 730.4 763.3 805.1 780.7 831.2

870.9

Rebate 82.9 82.1 101.5 86.6 71.4 39.6 34.2

62.3

Juice 64.6 73.2 65.2 72.5 34.7 51.2 40.2

40.1

Distilling wine 129.2 147.9 146.4 166.5 122.1 113.3 107.2

121.8


TOTAL HECTARES UNDER WINE GRAPES


TOTAL HECTARES PLANTED & UPROOTED


WINE GRAPES AS % OF TOTAL HECTARES
  1990 2000 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

2012

  % % % % % % %

%

Chenin 32 24 19 19 18 18 18

18

Chardonnay 2 6 9 8 8 8 8

8

Sauvignon Blanc 4 6 8 9 9 10 10

10

TOTAL WHITE 84 64 56 56 56 56 56

55

                 
Cabernet 4 9 13 13 12 12 12

12

Merlot 1 5 7 7 7 6 6

6

Pinotage 2 7 6 6 6 6 7

7

Shiraz 1 6 10 10 10 10 10

11

TOTAL RED 16 36 44 44 44 44 44

45


AGE OF VINES AT 2012
Years White % Red % Total %
<4 years

8.4

7.9

8.2

4-10 years

34.2

20.6

28

11-15 years

12.7

50.9

29.8

16-20 years

17.4

13.1

15.5

20+ years

27.1

7.5

18.3

Total

100

100

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

408 969 047

117


% TOTAL EXPORTS BY COUNTRY (Litres) (Bulk plus Bottled)

 

2010

2011

2012

 

%

%

%

UK

28

23

22

GERMANY

19

23

19

NETHERLANDS

  7

  7

  6

SWEDEN

10

10

  8

AFRICA

  4

  5

  3

DENMARK

  5

  5

  4

CANADA

  4

  4

  5

USA

  4

  4

  6

BELGIUM

  3

  3

  2

RUSSIA

  5

  2

  8

ALL OTHER

11

14

  17


*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%

UK

50

40

30

22

17

NETHERLANDS

19

  9

  9

10

10

SWEDEN

  7

14

14

15

14

GERMANY

  7

  6

  8

  9

10

DENMARK

  2

  5

  5

  4

  4

CANADA

  2

  4

  4

  4

  5

BELGIUM

  2

  2

  2

  3

  3

USA

  3

  4

  4

  5

  6

FINLAND

  2

  2

  2

  3

  3

AFRICA

 

  2

  4

  6

  8

CHINA

 

 

 

  2

  3

ALL OTHERS

  8

12

18

17

17


Source:SAWIS

TOTAL PACKAGED WINE (Litres) EXPORT GROWTH TRENDS

 

2009/2008

2010/2009

2011/2010

2012/2011

UK

111

  70

  59

  76

NETHERLANDS

  99

  97

  91

  85

SWEDEN

118

  98

  82

  84

GERMANY

  99

113

  96

  96

CHINA

150

176

175

119

CANADA

111

103

  85

106

BELGIUM

  95

113

  95

  93

USA

100

117

  91

103

DENMARK

  95

102

  63

  85

TOTAL

107

  93

  80

  90

Source:SAWIS