The United States has surpassed the United Kingdom in terms of imported bottles of the Procecco DOS appellation, the Prosecco DOC Consortium said. More than 638 million bottles were sold, and U.S. sales were up 5.85, making the U.S. the top market for the Italian denomination.
Production volume rose by 1.8% over 2021 and sales value increased by 11.5% over 2021, reaching 638.5 million bottles sold for an estimated total value of more than 3 billion euros (about $3.16 billion USD).
For the first time, the export quota reached 81.2%, while the 2022 domestic consumption equaled 18.8% of total sales, confirming its position as the leading wine by consumption, nationally.
The 2022 harvest was a success in terms of quantity and quality, satisfying anticipated demand for 2023.These excellent results confirm the efficient planning and management of this world-renowned denomination.