Wine

  • Global wine production is 28.2 billion litres of which Canada represents 0.5%
  • Global wine export value is $36.4 billion of which Canada represents 0.15%
  • Global wine export volume is 11.8 billion litres of which Canada represents 0.38%
  • Globally, top 5 wine exporters by value are France, Italy, Spain, Chile and Australia. Canada is ranked 27th in world in export value
  • In 2015, Canadian exports totaled 72.9 million litres, valued at $73.9 million. Of this, 1.8 million litres was premium wine (non‐bulk), valued at $32.8 million
  • Exports of Canadian wine have grown from $36.8 million in 2011 to $73.9 million in 2015
  • Exports of Canadian wine over the period 2011‐2015 have increased in value by 101% and in volume by 237%. Top wine export markets by value include US, China, South Korea, Hong Kong and the UK

Wine Export Statistics

Canadian Wine Exports – 5 years 2011-2015 (PDF)
Canadian Wine Exports – Top 10 Markets 2015 (PDF)

Icewine

  • Canada is the world’s largest consistent producer of Icewine, with annual harvest temperatures dropping to ‐8C and colder
  • In 2015, Icewine represented 25% of total export value ($18.6 million) and 0.3% of export volume (234,604 litres)
  • Ontario is Canada’s largest exporter of Icewine valued at $15.6 million followed by British Columbia at $2.5 million

Icewine Export Statistics

Canadian Icewine Exports – 5 years 2011-2015 (PDF)
Canadian Icewine Exports – Top 10 Markets 2015 (PDF)

Canadian Wine Imports

Volume of imported wine in 2015 totalled 413.4 million litres valued at $2.29 billion

Top 10 import markets in 2015 were US, France, Italy, Australia, Spain, Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, Portugal and South Africa representing 97.5% of import value and 97.5% import volume

Wine Imports Statistics

Canadian Wine Imports – 5 years 2011-2015 (PDF)
Canadian Wine Imports – Top 10 Markets 2015 (PDF)

Control and Sale of Alcoholic Beverages

This Statistics Canada report analyzes the sales of alcoholic beverages in Canada and sets out, in detail, government revenue derived from the control and sale of alcoholic beverages. The publication is an excellent source of information on sales patterns of alcoholic beverages in Canada

Control and sale of alcoholic beverages as of March 31, 2015

Control and sale of alcoholic beverages as of March 31, 2014

Control and sale of alcoholic beverages as of March 31, 2013

Control and sale of alcoholic beverages as of March 31, 2012

Control and sale of alcoholic beverages as of March 31, 2011

Control and sale of alcoholic beverages as of March 31, 2010

Control and sale of alcoholic beverages as of March 31, 2009