GERMANY (Wiesbaden) - Germans 15 years old and up drank an average amount of 44 glasses of sparkling wine in the past year. According to the Federal Statistical Office in Wiesbaden, about 310 million liters of sparkling wine were sold in Germany, this is about 414 million customary 0,75-liter bottles or 44 glasses of 0,1 liters each per potential customer, which means people of the years 15 and up. According to statistics, Germans seem to be less crazy about that sort of wine: Thus, Germans drank 2 percent less than in 2006.
How much sparkling wine is sold is measured by the tax statistics of sparkling wine. It determines all taxable sparkling wine types, among others bubbly, Prosecco and champagne as well as fruit sparkling wines with an alcohol content of less than 6 percent. (aw.yoopress)