In 2012 Spanish households increased their wine consumption and reduced the spending on these purchases. They tend to choose cheaper wines and increased their consumption by 0.2% over the previous year.
We’ve seen cheap wine options that have emerged successfully in Spanish market thanks to the new behavior of consumers, looking for new options in order to serve wine at their tables and enjoy a good family meal.
Spending on wine purchases fell 2.6%, representing 2.36 Euros per liter. This is a reflection of the fall of prices for wines with denomination of origin and sparkling ones. In addition, there was an increase in the consumption of wines without designation of origin at affordable prices in the Spanish market.
Wine consumption in Spain increased to reach 435, 3 million liters in 2012, this is a considerable amount and a good part of this consumption comes from Catalonia. This Autonomous Community consumes more wine and spends more money on food.
Today we recommend the most popular and economical wines with denomination of origin in Uvinum:
Txomin Etxaniz Txakoli 2011
Gran Feudo Chivite Reserva 2006