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California Crushes Record 4.3 Million Tons of Winegrapes in 2018

April 11, 2019

The overall tonnage increase was driven by higher yields in Napa, Sonoma and in the Central Coast, driven by Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Chardonnay was up 16 percent state-wide, while Cabernet was up 13 percent and Pinot Noir was up 19 percent. Napa harvested a Record 185,000 tons of Cabernet Sauvignon ... Sonoma experienced record Pinot Noir and Chardonnay harvests ... Paso Robles Cabernet also broke a new record ...