The 2021 of the major Italian wine producers was archived with an increase in turnover of 14.2% (+ 14.8% the domestic market, + 13.6% abroad) and with an Ebit margin that reported a slight increase to 6% compared to 5.4% in 2020 and the net result which went from 4.2% to 4.3% of turnover. This is what emerges from the new report on the Italian wine sector published by the Mediobanca Research Area, which concerns 251 main Italian joint-stock companies with 2020 turnover exceeding 20 million euros and aggregate revenues of 9.3 billion euros, equal to 85.3% of the national turnover of the sector.
From the analysis it emerges that sparkling wines (+ 21%) accelerated more than still wines (+ 12.4%) while cooperatives contained growth to + 9.2% (+ 19.6% non-cooperatives). Proximity markets prevail (EU countries) with 41.2% of exports, the second destination area is North America (34.1%); significant growth (+ 22.8%) for Central and South America. 2021 preserved the large-scale retail channel which, stable at 35.6% of the market, grew in value by 13.5% and decreed the recovery of the Ho.Re.Ca. (+ 28.1%), which went from 15.6% to 15.9%.