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56 million hectoliters of wine (3.6% more than in 2020, and -5.7% on February 2021, ed): here are the numbers of stocks in the wineries of Italy as of March 31, 2021, according to data from Telematic Register reported by the ICQRF (Repression of Fraud). Data that are compared with those of a period still substantially pre-pandemic, to which must be added 5.6 million hectoliters of musts (-5.5%) and 171.514 hectoliters of new wine still in fermentation (-34%). Over half (50.6%) is wine with a designation of origin, 27.9% is Igp and 20.9% generic wine, while the varietals are worth just 1.3% of the total. As always, the concentration of Italian wine emerges. The top 5 regions bring together 36.4 million hectoliters, Veneto in Testa (13.6 million hectoliters), ahead of Emilia Romagna (6.9), Tuscany (5.8), Puglia (5.7) and Piedmont 4.4). Same thing at the level of Doc and IGP: if there are 526 Italians in all, the top 20 represent 56.6% of the total. With Prosecco Doc which, alone, is worth 9% of the denomination wine in stock in the cellars of the Belpaese.

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