South Africa is currently the largest producer of Fairtrade wines, accounting for two thirds of total Fairtrade wine sales. It has 26 certified producers over 68 farms, and employs over 2,500 workers, but this only equates to around 5% of the country’s overall wine production.
Chile also produces a high proportion of Fairtrade wine with nine certified producers.
Argentina has eight certified Fairtrade wine producers, including La Riojana, which is not only the world’s first certified Fairtrade wine producer, but its biggest single producer of Fairtrade wine with over 50 million bottles a year. Which countries produce Fairtrade wine
Other countries, which produce Fairtrade wine, albeit on a smaller scale, include Lebanon and Brazil, both of which have one certified wine producer each.