In the first half of 2021 alone, €115 million in sales were achieved in the French food retail sector with organic wines bearing the national AB (Agriculture Biologique) seal. French industry media report a nine percent increase in sales compared to 2020, referring to Nielsen trade data.
The market share of organic wines grew by value weighted by 0.4 percent to 5.8 percent of the still wine market. More than 40 percent of sales are generated in supermarkets and about a third in hypermarkets. About half of France's organic wines come from Languedoc-Roussillon (32%) and the Rhône Valley (18%). sw