Vinexpo Executives Reveal IWSR Study’s Results

6 Feb

On January 17th Vinexpo executives announced in New York city the launch of its 17th edition, to be held June 16-20, 2013, in Bordeaux, France. As the world’s largest international wine and spirits exhibition, held every two years in France, Chief Executive Robert Beynat and Chairman Xavier de Eizaguirre also released the results of the latest study of the World Wine and Spirits market to some 100 journalists and trade VIP’s.

Xavier de Eizaguirre

Xavier de Eizaguirre
Chairman Vinexpo

Robert Beynat

Robert Beynat
Chief Executive







Highlights of the study relating to wine usage in the United States included:

In 2011, the U.S. became the leading wine consuming nation in volume and value in the world, ahead of France and Italy.
The U.S. is the leading consumer market in the world for wines priced at more than $10 per bottle.
The U.S. is the third largest wine importer worldwide, including both still, light and sparkling wines.
The U.S. is the fourth largest wine producer in the world.
The U.S. is the 6th largest exporter of wine in the world in volume and value.

Vinexpo will take place from June 16-20, 2013
at the Bordeaux Exhibition Centre in France.
For further details, see

For more information:

Sopexa USA
Marie Christina Batich
– PR Manager
Tel: 212.386.7416

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