A drop of more than 25% was observed in Greek wine production in the current period 2021/2022, according to data from the Ministry of Rural Development and Food.
According to the report, the occurrence of weather with hail, frosts and successive heat waves had a negative effect on the volume of wine production, a fact that is expected to be verified after the announcement of the ministry with the final data next April. Regarding the category of wines that have suffered a greater decrease, in the first place are the wines without Geographical Indication (-35.51%), followed by the varietal wines (-17.63%). On the contrary, the production of wines with Geogrpahical Indication increased by 3.29%.
At the same time, the volume of wine production of 2021 appears reduced by 28.88% compared to the average of the last five years.