|According to Assocham more Indians will consume wine in the next two years. The industry association projects that the country’s wine consumption will nearly double to 9 million litres, from the current 5 million litres by 2010. Assocham has estimated that the Indian wine market is approximately 5 million litres in terms of volume and Rs 500 crore in terms of value.|
Wine sales in India were 8,20,000 cases in 2007-08. Major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad account for 80% of the demand for wine, the chamber said.