France, Italy and Spain have joined forces to warn about the dangers of a wine glut in the European Union if vine planting restrictions are relaxed. Here, just-drinks brings you data on how the EU vineyard area has evolved since 2007.

See below for an at-a-glance bar chart and, further down, for a more detailed chart. Data is supplied by the International Organisation for Vine and Wine. Figures are in hectares.

To operate the visual below, you will need Java installed on your computer. If you have this, or after you have installed it, click once anywhere inside the box below. Hover the cursor over the bubbles to see precise figures. To look at different years, select the year in the text box bottom left.