Peruvian wine exports have leapt in the first eight months of this year, according to recent figures.

The national exporters' association Adex said on Monday (8 October) that wine exports jumped by 57% for the period from January to August, reaching US$443,000 in terms of value.

According to Adex, the US concentrated 75% of all exports, equal to $292,501, with other major destinations including Guatemala, Canada, France, Chile, Japan, Switzerland, Germany and Panama.

Wine from Bodegas y Vinedos Tabernero winery accounted for $210,000, equal to  47% of all exports, the study said.