Mar 2013 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
California Crush Sets Record The record-breaking 4-million-ton 2012 California winegrape crop has exceeded size and price expectations—and long-time winemakers have told analysts that the wine quality from this historical crush buoyed by heavy cluster weights may be the best vintage of their lifetimes. The annual Preliminary Grape Crush Report showed a 20 percent increase in total winegrape tonnage and a 20 percent increase in the average price of winegrapes in California. The crush was...
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