Number of cases of wine per person the French consumed in the years following World War II, according to the Wine Spectator. Today per capita wine consumption in France is about 4.5 cases. The steep decline in French wine consumption has left many of the country’s winemakers without a local market for their wines. Some producers of inexpensive Bordeaux are reportedly nearly destitute.

Get WineSpeed

Join tens of thousands of other wine lovers. Get each week’s edition of WineSpeed delivered to your inbox every Friday. It’s fast. It’s free. It’s the smartest way to stay up to speed on wine.
Email address
First Name
Last Name
Be sure to check your inbox to confim your subscription.