Indian wine industry to explode by 2010

wineglassgrowth.jpg 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.

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  1. Hello – first of all this is a very informative blog for a British Indian seeing the growth of industries in India.
    What kind of must you guys pays when importing wine into cities such as: Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad?
    Also when you people talk about importing wines does that mean importing direct from vineyards or the general consumer ordering wine from online merchants based in the West?

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