Wine sales from the Spanish PDO (protected designated origin) of Valencia were up 10% in 2004 to 44m bottles, the local press reported this week.

Some 27.5m bottles were exported, while domestic sales reached 16.5m bottles in 2004 up from 12.4m bottles in 2003.
Domestic red wine sales accounted for 7.6m bottles, white sales reached 5.7m bottles. Rose sales were 2m bottles, with the remainder made up of liquor and sparkling wines.