Cabernet Sauvignon Dominates California Acreage, Sales and Shipments
Jan 2013 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Demand for Cabernet Sauvignon continues to grow. Among other popular varietals, like Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Cabernet leads in direct-to-consumer sales, has the one of the highest price paid per ton in the grape marketplace and has defined some of California’s most notable wine brands. “Cabernet, from your perspective and ours, is hot and getting hotter,” said David Freed, chairman of The Silverado Group, one of the largest growers of premium grapes in California, at the 20...
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