Costellation, LVMH, Treasury Wine, Distell Group, Concha y Toro these are the 5 largest wineries in the world and none of them are Italian
The first Italian is the Giv -Cantine Riunite in seventh position earning 449 million per year. It seems an enormous amount but in fact it is only one fifth of the American winery Costellation whose yearly business is equivalent 2.494 million Euros. The second in the world is Lvmh group, with 1.664.000.000 € yearly. This is a French luxury company created by Bernard Arnault. The letters – LVMH – Luis Vuitton Moet Hennessy – indicate a group of 60 fashion, jewellery, perfume and wine brands. There is a bit of everything: from the king of diamonds De Beers, to the king of dessert wines Chateau d’Yquem , to the monopoly of great champagne producers to the last arrival, Bulgari.