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Champagne at a glance

Champagne industry key figures at a glance

The Champagne stakeholders

16,200 Growers

130 Cooperatives

370 Houses

Areas under production

34 200 Hectares

across 3 regions, 5 départements and 319 villages

Vignes pendant l'été en champagne

Vine population

31% — Chardonnay
31% — Meunier
38% — Pinot Noir


Bottles following harvest (m)
Yield in kg/hectare

#1 wine-growing designation in the world

0.5% of the global area under vine

10% of world consumption of sparkling wines by volume

21% of world consumption of sparkling wines by value

Champagne shipments

325.5 millions Bottles shipped in 2022

236.8m by Champagne Houses (73%) 

88.7m by Champagne Cooperatives and Growers 

42.5 % In France

55% by Champagne Houses 

45% by Champagne Cooperatives and Growers 

57.5 % Export revenues

85% by Champagne Houses

15% by Champagne Cooperatives and Growers 

6.3 €bn Revenues

€5bn by Champagne Houses (79%) 

€1.3bn by Champagne Cooperatives and Growers 

34 % In France

59% by Champagne Houses 

41% by Champagne Cooperatives and Growers

66 % Export revenues

90% by Champagne Houses 

10% by Champagne Cooperatives and Growers 

Top ten external markets

United States 34.1 million bottles

United Kingdom 29.9 million bottles

Japan 13.8 million bottles

Germany 11.1 million bottles

Belgium 10.3 million bottles

Australia 9.9 million bottles

Italy 9.2 million bottles

Switzerland 6.1 million bottles

Spain 4.4 million bottles

Netherlands 3.9 million bottles

United States €793.5m

United Kingdom €503.6m

Japan €354.5m

Germany €201.9m

Belgium €200.1m

Australia €166.9m

Italy €159.9m

Switzerland €125.6m

Spain €94m

Netherlands €79.7m

A pioneering region

First carbon footprint assessment of a wine industry, back in 2003

Largest fleet of high clearance electric tractors

Leading wine-growing area in France to use mating disruption

Sustainable viticulture

68% of the area under vine

Including 46% with Sustainable Viticulture in Champagne (VDC) certification

100% of the area under vine

Committed to achieving continued progress

The whole of the area under vine is committed to achieving continued progress

Sustainable Development

Results (last 15 years)
Targets (for the future)

-20% carbon footprint per bottle

-75% carbon footprint by 2050

-50% plant protection products and nitrogen fertilisers

-75% in 2025 (vs 2000)

63% of the area under vine has environmental certification

100% of vineyards certified by 2030

90% of industrial waste treated and recovered

100% of wine effluents & by-products are recycled

Circular economy Continuing deployment within the Champagne sector

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Sustainable development

Find out about the Champagne industry’s commitments

Since the early 1980s, the Champagne wine-growing area has been proactive in improving its practices in a more environmentally-friendly mindset.