Wine Production in Russia for Two Months Decreased by 22.5%
At the same time, shipments of this type of wine during the reporting period decreased by 37.1% and amounted to 2.3 million decalitres, while retail sales grew by 4.5% to 7.5 million decalitres. According to experts, the production of sparkling grape wines in January-February increased by 24.7% and reached 1.7 million decaliters. Shipments of this type of product increased by 10.6%, to 1.5 million decaliters, retail sales - by 4.4%, to 2.4 million decalitres.
The decrease also occurred in the production of strong alcohol. For two months, vodka production decreased by 9.3%, to 9.5 million decaliters, shipments - by 15.2%, to 8.6 million decaliters, retail sales - by 0.8%, to 11 million decaliters.