Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Wineries industry is large and expanding, with the United States becoming an increasingly prominent producer and exporter of quality wines. During the five years to 2014, industry revenue has grown as a result of strong growth in consumer confidence, per capita expenditure on alcohol and total US exports of wine. Similarly, the industry is expected to grow steadily over the next five years, as exports increase and larger wineries continue to gain market share... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The West is the most prolific wine-making region in the country, led by California, which is by far the country's largest wine-producing state. This state accounts for 41.8% all American wineries and nearly 90.0% of all American wine production. Washington and Oregon are the next largest wine-producing states, generating 8.6% and 6.2% 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