Since 1 January 2019, the Spanish-German alliance Henkell Freixenet forms the Sparkling Wine, Wine and Spirits Division within the Oetker Group. Freixenet is the leading international sparkling wine brand with strong market positions and sales in 140 countries. The Henkell Group has a broad sparkling wine portfolio with leading market positions in numerous countries, including Mionetto as the world's best-selling Prosecco and Henkell as the most exported sparkling wine brand in Germany. In 2017, Henkell & Co. Group sales amounted to 523 million euros, Freixenet S.A. generated 535 million euros in the past financial year. The companies together employ 4,000 people worldwide.