Hungarian Wine Industry

    • Surface area:
• 85,260 ha   (1 ha = 2.4 acres)  204,624 acres
    • Average Production:
• 700 tons of grapes
• 3,800,000 hL  (1 hL = 100 liters)
    • World Production:
• 71,089 tons
    • Represents 1% of world production
    • The 20th largest producer in the world, 2nd largest after Romania in Central Europe
    • 69% white wines, 29% red wines
    • Average consumption per capita
– 30 liters (EU average 34 liters per capita)
    • Total Domestic Consumption
– 3,000,000 hL
    • Export
– 700,000 hL (2007)
    • Imports
                   – 260,000 hL (2007)
    • 130,000 Producers
    • ¾ own less than 0.5 ha
    • Average size vineyard 0.5 ha
    • Mid sized producer 80 ha
    • Installations are new with latest technology, EU financed
    • 50% of wine production considered being quality (more than 150 g of sugar/kg of must and max yield of 100hL/ha