In Brief: Average Czech Drinks 17.2 Litres of Wine Per Year

The Czech Statistical Office (CZSO) has released a new dataset on the occasion of the “vinobrani” wine festival season in the Czech Republic. Title photo: Valtice wine festival. KK / Brno Daily.

Czech Rep., Oct 1, (BD) – According to CZSO, the average Czech citizen consumes 3.4 kg of wine grapes and drinks 17.2 litres of wine per year.

There are 18,099 hectares of vineyards in the country, of which 94% are located in South Moravia. Photo: KK / Brno Daily.

The most popular types of wine in the Czech Republic are Veltlinske Zelene, Muller Thurgau and Ryzink Rynsky.

Frankovka is the 5th most popular, and the most popular red wine. Svatovavrinecke is the only other red wine in the top 10.

The data was collected by CZSO in 2019.

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