Sip sip hooray: Popularity of New Zealand wines in export markets has boosted revenue

The Wine Production industry has grown significantly over the past five years. The popularity of premium New Zealand wine has boosted demand from export markets, supporting the industry’s performance. Industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 3.4% over the five years through 2018-19, to $2.6 billion. This rise includes projected revenue growth of 1.1% in 2018-19. Exports are estimated to account for almost 70% of industry revenue in 2018-19, with major export destinations including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. Demand for high-quality wine in these countries, particularly New Zealand’s sauvignon blanc, has helped drive export growth over the five-year more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The popularity of premium, high-quality New Zealand wine has driven demand from global markets
  • Profit margins have fallen as the domestic price of wine grapes has increased
  • Exports are expected to remain an important market for winemakers, increasing as a share of revenue
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Wine Production industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital costs in 2018-19, an estimated $2.35 will be spent on wages. Employees are required to operate machinery and undertake vineyard maintenance. Large wine producers typically have more staff. However, smaller boutique firms are often owner-operated, or have minimal employees.As a capital-intensive industry, firms require equipment and machinery to produce wine. Industry players that are highly vertically integrated typically have higher capital costs. In particular, bulk wine producers typically have higher capital intensity and employ fewer staff...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Wine Production Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Wine Production are:

  • Production of goods currently favoured by the market
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita alcohol consumption and Demand from liquor retailing in the Wine Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Wine Production in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily produce wine, port and wine-based alcoholic beverages. They then package these products in bottles or casks, and sell them to wine wholesalers and liquor retail outlets. The production of other alcoholic beverages not elsewhere classified, such as cider, is also included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • White wines
  • Red wines
  • Ciders
  • Other alcoholic beverages
  • Industry Activities
  • Wine production
  • Sparkling wine production
  • Fortified and unfortified wine production
  • Cider production
  • Perry production
  • Sherry production
  • Mead production
  • Wine-based fruit drink production
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita alcohol consumption
  • Demand from liquor retailing
  • Demand from pubs, bars and nightclubs
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Domestic price of wine grapes

  • Current Performance
  • Export growth
  • Domestic demand
  • Profit
  • Geographical indications
  • Innovation

    and research

  • Industry participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • International trade
  • Research and development
  • Domestic demand
  • Policy changes
  • Industry participation
  • Profit
  • Table: Wine Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Wine Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Liquor Retailing in New Zealand
  • Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in New Zealand
  • Liquor and Tobacco Product Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing in New Zealand
  • Grape Growing in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • White wines
  • Red wines
  • Ciders
  • Other alcoholic beverages
  • Chart: Wine Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Wine Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Wine Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Wine Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Delegat Group Limited, Nobilo Holdings, Pernod Ricard Winemakers New Zealand Limited, Treasury Wine Estates (Matua) Limited,
  • Table: Delegat Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Nobilo Holdings - financial performance
  • Table: Pernod Ricard Winemakers New Zealand Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Treasury Wine Estates (Matua) Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Wine Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Wine Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bulk Wine
  • Bulk wine is wine sold in containers with a volume greater than 25 litres. This wine typically tends to be cheaper and of lower quality.
  • Cellar Door Sales
  • Direct-to-public sales made by wineries.
  • Perry
  • An alcoholic beverage made using fermented pears.
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