Sparkling wine exports have more than doubled since the start of the new century.
- France continues to dominate the world sparkling wine trade, exporting 2.636 billion euro and 164.8 million liters of the product in the last year. It represents more than 56% of total sparkling exports, although, competition from Italy is growing fiercely.
- Italian sparkling wine exports have experienced incredible growth in both value and volume since the turn of the century, rates of 365.6% and 235.8% respectively, and more than doubled Spanish sparkling exports at the close of 2014 in terms of value.
- Spanish sparkling exports lost momentum in 2006 and are recovering slowly from the crisis with compound annual growth rates of 4.1% and 6.2% in value and volume, respectively.