French Wine sector accounted for a volume share of 10.9% of the global market and 22.1% of the regional (Western Europe) market, in 2016. The sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 0.5% during 2016-2021.The gradual and continuous loss of Wine’s identity and its representation, over three generations, and growing trend for consuming less but better wine are the major factors for the declining French Wine sector. Per capita consumption stood at 50.15 liters compared to the global and Western Europe levels of 6.25 liters and 35.63 liters, respectively, in 2016.
Still Wine was the largest with value sales of €15,429.5Million (US$17,057.9Million) in 2016. The Sparkling Wine market is expected to grow the fastest at a CAGR of 1.4% during 2016-2021, compared to Still Wine and Fortified Wine.
Hypermarkets & Supermarkets was the leading distribution channel in the French Wine sector, accounting for a total volume share of 36.9% in 2016. It was followed by Food & Drinks Specialists with a 29.9% volume share, while On-trade transactions accounted for a 27.7% share in the same year. Glass is the most commonly used package material in the French Wine sector. In 2016, it accounted for a volume share of 91.3%, followed by Paper & Board and Rigid Plastics, with shares of 6.3% and 2.4% respectively.
The top five brands in the French Wine sector accounted for a 6.6% volume share in 2016. Private labels accounted for 30.8% volume share in the same year. The consumption of Wine was higher among the male population in 2016 compared to females. In terms of consumption by age group, Older Consumers accounted for the largest share of 51.9%, followed by Mid-Lifers with17.2% share.
The report Country Profile: Wine Sector in France provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.
In particular, this report provides the following -
Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2011-2021.
Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Fortified Wine, Sparkling Wine and Still Wine with inputs on individual category share within each market and the change in their market share forecast for 2016-2021.
Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2016.
Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each market through distribution channels such as On-trade, Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists, and others.
Packaging data: Consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each market, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Package material data for Glass, Rigid Plastics, Paper & Board, Flexible Packaging, Rigid Metal and others; pack type data for: Bottle, Stand Up Pouch, Bag-In-Box, Carton-Liquid and Can.
Companies mentioned in this report: Compagnie Francaise Des Grands Vins, Maison Louis Jadot, Castel, Patriarch, Groupe, Union Des Vignerons Des Cotes Du Rhone Sca, Pernod Ricard SA, Les Grands Chais de France, Bacardi Limited, LVMH Moet Hennessy - Louis Vuitton, Societe des Vins et Spiritueux La Martiniquaise S.A.S., Lanson International Diffusion
The per capita consumption of Wine is higher in France compared to the global and regional levels
Per capita consumption across all the markets is high in France compared to global and regional levels
Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the largest distribution channel in the French Wine sector
Private label penetration is highest in the Fortified Wine market
Glass is the most commonly used package material in the French Wine sector
Reasons to buy
Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Wine consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target
Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion
The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector
Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as GDP per capita, population (overall and breakdown by age), and consumer price index. It also covers a comparative analysis of political, economic, socio-demographic, and technological indicators (PEST) across 50 countries.