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South Africa is one of the best producing wine countries in the world. It is among the top ten world wine producing countries. Wine is a vital export product for South Africa.
South African Wine Industry and the International Trade This article/paper seeks to give an analysis of SA wine industry importance in SA economy and agric trade. As well as its share in SA world wine exports and its export market destinations. 1. Overview South African wine industry is one of the competitive industries in the world. It produces one of the best quality wines in the world. It is among the top ten leading wine producing countries with a share of 3% of the world wine. It plays a significant role in SA agricultural trade and economy. Its contribution to the GDP is 10% starting from 20031.Nearly to one billion liters (782, 2 million)2 grapes are harvested per year and 65% of that is used for making wine3. Thousands of people are earning a living from it4. The leading producing wine areas of South Africa are Stellenbosch, Paarl 2. SA wine industry trade This sub-section presents the snapshot profile of the world wine leading countries and their shares in
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