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Selected New Zealand

Wine Statistics





These statistics have been taken from 
New Zealand Wines Online
.
I recommend that you visit their site for
more comprehensive statistical information
including export and import figures.




Overview

1995
2000

2008 2015

Number of Wineries (incl. those without actual sites)

131 358 585 673
Producing Area (hectares)

4,880 10,197 29,310 35,859
Average Yield (tonnes per hectare)

14.4 7.8 9.7 9.1
Average Grape Price (NZ$ per tonne)

453 1,153 2,161 1,666
Tonnes Crushed

70,265 80,100 285,000 326,000
Total Production (millions of litres)

54.4 60.2 205.2 234.7
Domestic Sales (millions of litres NZ Wine)

39.2 41.3 46.5 61.9
Consumption per Capita (litres NZ wine)

11.7 10.6 11.1 13.7
Export Volume (millions of litres)

4.0 19.2 88.6 209.4
Export Value (millions of NZ$)

18.4 168.6 797.8 1,424
 



Producing Vineyard Area


By Grape Variety (hectares)

 

1995
2000

2008 2015

Sauvignon Blanc 936 2,485 13,988 20,266
Pinot Noir 415 1,126 4,650 5,564
Chardonnay 1,385 2,858 3,881 3,361
Pinot Gris 22 130 1,383 2,456
Merlot 282 674 1,363 1,320
Riesling 289 503 917 777
Cabernet Sauvignon 526 671 516 300
Syrah 14 62 278 435
Gewurztraminer 124 145 316 367
Semillon 183 235 199 80
Cabernet Franc 80 121 166 112
Malbec 11 69 156 134
Muscat Varieties 204 188 135 37
Muller Thurgau 885 430 79 2
Pinotage 66 75 74 45
Reichensteiner 98 64 72 14
Chenin Blanc 145 150 50 24
Other & Unknown 445 211 1,087 564





Total 6,110 10,197 22,616 35,859



 


By Region (hectares)
 

1995
2000

2008 2015

Marlborough 2,123 4,054 15,915 23,203
Hawkes Bay 1,776 2,443 4,899 4,773
Gisborne 1,356 1,681 2,142 1,914
Canterbury/Waipara 215 442 1,732 1,451
Otago 46 280 1,552 1951
Wellington/Wairarapa 189 327 855 1006
Nelson 70 203 794 1,139
Auckland/Northland 215 393 534 398
Waikato/Bay of Plenty 118 119 147 24
Other and Unknown 2 255 770 0





Total 6,110 10,197 29,310 35,859









Vintages

By Grape Variety (tonnes)

1995
2000

2008 2015

Sauvignon Blanc 11,015 15,472 169,613 216,078
Chardonnay 12,346 23,593 33,346 27,015
Pinot Noir 4,480 6,319 32,878 25,763
Pinot Gris n/a 572 12,417 19,707
Merlot 2,660 4,090 10,166 9,397
Riesling 2,949 4,070 8,547 4,535
Gewurztraminer 985 594 2,101 1,761
Syrah n/a 257 1,452 1,497
Cabernet Sauvignon 4,360 3,792 2,270 1,376
Other White Vinifera 3,854 939 1,245 1,045
Viogner n/a n/a 573 720
Malbec n/a 363 1,036 586
Pinotage 1,097 868 719 494
Cabernet Franc 637 702 688 485
Other Red Vinifera 354 400 291 457
Semillon 2,528 2,189 2,561 425
Muscat Varieties 5,036 3,487 1,697 301
Arneis n/a n/a n/a 268
Reichensteiner 1,867 1,185 681 249
Gruner Veltliner n/a n/a n/a 228
Muller Thurgau 15,387 6,353 847 0
Chenin Blanc 2,428 1,992 151 0
All Hybrids 546 20 69 0





Total 72,526 78,069 282,352 312,387


By Region (tonnes)

1995
2000

2008 2015

Marlborough 24,509 26,212 194,639 233,182
Hawkes Bay 20,633 23,886 34,284 36,057
Gisborne 22,289 21,820 23,911 17,280
Otago 168 1,009 9,495 8,951
Nelson 683 1,125 7,002 6,777
Canterbury/Waipara 756 788 6,881 5,395
Wellington/Wairarapa 933 1,124 4,105 3,559
Auckland 1,874 1,363 1,604 824
Northland 64 105 204 203
Other


159
Waikato/Bay of Plenty 617 637 192 63





Total 72,526 78,069 282,352 312,387








Charts 1990 - 2015
 



Number of Wineries




Producing Area (hectares)




Total Production (tonnes)




Total Production (millions of litres)





Export Volume (millions of litres)


This site has been compiled by Allan Campbell
Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated on 12 January 2016 .

Please email me with suggestions or comments.

acampbellnz@yahoo.co.nz


 


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