Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
While many industries have been hit hard by the recession, wine production has achieved solid growth, with revenue and demand on the rise. A younger generation of wine consumers, the millennials, has boosted demand for wine, especially for bottles in the lower price range. Still, the possibility of higher grape prices, poor harvest conditions and increased regulations will continue to threaten profitability in the next five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Every state has at least one winery. The West is the most prolific wine-making region, led by California, the country's largest wine-producing state. This state accounts for about half of all American wineries and nearly 90.0% of all American wine production. Washington and New York are the next largest wine-producing states, with 4.0% and 3.0% percent, respectively. California's wine grape production reached 4.0 million tons, and represents 53.0% of California's total grape crop.
There are more than 107 American viticultural areas (AVAs) in California (distinct wine grape-growing areas recognized by the US government), a testament to the variety of microclimates in the state... purchase to read more