Overview of the Demeter Associations

Statistics of biodynamic winegrowers worldwide

Biodynamic wine, Demeter, Southafrica

Biodynamic vineyard in South Africa


Demeter licensees are to be found in all corners of the globe, using the Biodynamic method successfully on all continents, across the full gamete of climatic conditions. Whether bananas from the Dominican Republic, tea plantations in India, medicinal herbs in Egypt the production of meat and wool in New Zealand – everywhere Biodynamic production can be found adapted to local conditions. But the International Standards must also be followed – a fact established annually by a thorough inspection and subsequent certification. The system must be working – the number of Demeter certified enterprises is increasing steadily. Below you can find the number of winegrowers and the area of vineyards in ha.
 

Country Winegrowers Area
FRANCE
UNITED KINGDOM
NEW ZEALAND
UNITED STATES
ITALY
CANADA
GERMANY
SWITZERLAND
AUSTRIA
BRAZIL
LUXEMBOURG
260
6
9
82
97
3
47
33
34
6
1
4,170
56
254
not available
1000
70
450
515
351
13,1
8,17
ICO-Certified:
ARGENTINA
CHILE
GREECE
HUNGARY
PORTUGAL
SLOVENIA
SOUTH AFRICA 
SPAIN

 

11
10
1
3
2
1
1
7

 

322
617
5
15
26
7
38
350

In total                                       616                                 8156.77

24.05.2012
Statistics of biodynamic winegrowers worldwide
Overview of the Demeter Associations

Demeter licensees are to be found in all corners of the globe, using the Biodynamic method successfully on all continents, across the full gamete of climatic conditions. Whether bananas from the Dominican Republic, tea plantations in India, medicinal herbs in Egypt the production of meat and wool in New Zealand – everywhere Biodynamic production can be found adapted to local conditions. But the International Standards must also be followed – a fact established annually by a thorough inspection and subsequent certification. The system must be working – the number of Demeter certified enterprises is increasing steadily. Below you can find the number of winegrowers and the area of vineyards in ha.
 

Country Winegrowers Area
FRANCE
UNITED KINGDOM
NEW ZEALAND
UNITED STATES
ITALY
CANADA
GERMANY
SWITZERLAND
AUSTRIA
BRAZIL
LUXEMBOURG
260
6
9
82
97
3
47
33
34
6
1
4,170
56
254
not available
1000
70
450
515
351
13,1
8,17
ICO-Certified:
ARGENTINA
CHILE
GREECE
HUNGARY
PORTUGAL
SLOVENIA
SOUTH AFRICA 
SPAIN

 

11
10
1
3
2
1
1
7

 

322
617
5
15
26
7
38
350

In total                                       616                                 8156.77