UK and Japan buy more than 80% exporting wine cellars Almería.

In the Almanzora three major wineries are located.

Between January and October, wineries in the province, in 337 trade, have been exported 367.000 kilos of wine, a 20,1% more than in the same months of the year 2013. Billing for these shipments totaled 897.000 euros, This represents an increase of 23,1%, according to data from Extenda, made since the last report Estacom.

UK, which has increased 178,6% wine purchases Almeria, is the main destination for exporting wineries wines province. Until October 2014, the UK market has imported wines worth 643.000 euros, which represents 71,6% of exports by the Almeria wineries in this period. The 9% sent to Japan, almost 9% in Andorra, and the rest to United States, Hong-Kong, Australia, Canada, South Korea, Norway and China.

Board support

José Manuel Ortiz, territorial delegate of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment, highlights the support of the Junta de Andalucía to wine. From 2012, the Ministry of Agriculture has invested 10,6 million in actions to disseminate the characteristics and qualities of the wines of the region and to encourage openness and consolidation of markets where these drinks are marketed. Among other actions, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development supports Promotion Plans and Information Regulatory Boards Andalusian designations of quality in the national and Community markets to which programs promotional activities aimed at companies and cooperatives seeking to boost sales in third countries join.

Also, the regional government supports producers of vinous Andalucía sector through institutional campaigns launching the brand 'Certified Quality' and supporting their attendance at national and international fairs under the umbrella of the Andalusian. For samples that are celebrated in other countries, the winemakers of the Autonomous Community supported Extenda-Trade Promotion Agency of Andalusia, subsidiary of the Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment.