The  total sales of Alsace wines saw flat growth  in 2001 at 1,168,000 hl (up 0.2 %), with a pre-tax turnover of around €500m. French domestic sales reached 866,000 hl (up 0.5 %) while exports of all AOC appellations totalled 302,000 hl (down 0.5 %). Although the overall export market for still white VQPRD wines fell by 2.5%  in volume, sales of Alsace wines (excluding Crémant) were only 2.1 %  down on 2000.