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2017 California Winegrape Crushed 4M Tons - Ciatti Company

February 12, 2018

The last two vintages have seen historic highs on both grape and bulk wine prices on most all varietals in Coastal appellations. Given that the 2017 harvest yields are in line with a 5 year average of 4M tons, there may not be the price relief there'd be if we had seen a bigger vintage. This will force certain wineries and brands to seek alternative sourcing from new appellations in order achieve a sustainable margin