Recent Trends in the California Wine Grape Industry

Volpe, Richard, Richard Green, Dale Heien, and Richard Howitt.

from ARE Update Vol. 11, No. 4, March/April, 2008

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Abstract

This article takes an in-depth look at the changes in the California wine grape industry over the last 30 years. In response to rising consumer demand for California wines, the wine grape industry has expanded rapidly in acreage and production. The growth, as we show, has not been uniform across grape varieties or the state's major growing regions.

Keywords

California wine industry, grape acreage, consumer demand for wine

Citation

Volpe, Richard, Richard Green, Dale Heien, and Richard Howitt. "Recent Trends in the California Wine Grape Industry." ARE Update 11(4)(2008):7-10. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2008/11/4/recent-trends-in-the-cali/