Wine tourism: Greece sixth best destination for wine lovers And The Second best performance on wine tours
Greece is the sixth-best country, among 26 that were evaluated in total, for wine tourism, tourism that concerns the cultivation, production, and tasting of wine, according to a relevant ranking of destinations formed by the Bounce platform.
However, Greece ranks second against its competitors, and after Portugal, based on the criterion of the number of wine tours held for tourists. In particular, 4,685 wine tours are offered in Greece compared to 5,531 in Portugal, 4,602 in New Zealand, 3,978 in Italy, 1,199 in France, and 1,157 in Spain, per 100,000 people.
In addition, the average price for a bottle of wine in Greece is $ 6.77, just a little more expensive than the prices in Italy, Spain, and Portugal.
In the overall ranking of wine tourism destinations, Bounce platform, which offers luggage storage or transportation services in over 200 countries around the world, has emerged in the top 5 destinations for wine lovers in Italy, Portugal, Spain, France, and New Zealand.
At the same time, according to Bounce,
-the country with the highest wine consumption is Portugal (47 million hectoliters per 100,000 people),
-the country with the largest wine production in Italy (82 million hectoliters per 100,000 people),
-the country with the largest vineyards is Spain (968,000 hectares),
-the country with the most wine tours in Portugal (5,531 per 100,000 people) and
-the country with the cheapest price for a bottle of wine is Argentina ($ 3).
In Greece, the average wine consumption per 100,000 people amounts to 21.5 million hectoliters, the average wine production is 22 million hectoliters and the area of its vineyards amounts to 107,000 hectares.