The True Value of California Wine Grapes

Olena Sambucci and Julian M. Alston

from ARE Update Vol. 21, No. 1, Sep/Oct, 2017

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Abstract

The method used to calculate average statewide returns per ton of wine grapes in the California Grape Crush Report understates the true total value of the crush significantly. We suggest an alternative method that will provide more accurate estimates.

Keywords

California grapes, wine grape industry, grape crush, wine grape prices

Citation

Olena Sambucci and Julian M. Alston. "The True Value of California Wine Grapes." ARE Update 21(1)(2017):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2017/21/1/the-true-value-of-california-wine-grapes/