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Ciatti California Report March 2019

March 15, 2019

The bulk wine market across California registered a small uptick in activity in the past four weeks. With prices softening to their lowest level in five years, the Coast saw some opportunistic buyers move onto the market in search of small volumes of 2017 reds such as Napa Valley Cabernet, as well as Sauvignon Blanc, with which to start new Coastal brands. Lodi and the Central Valley, meanwhile, has seen activity on 2018 Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc from longstanding buyers