|TO UNSUBSCRIBE: Click → [UNSUBSCRIBE] ←
To SUBSCRIBE CLICK HERE
Extra Edition: California Crush Report - February 10, 2023
CREATED BY WINE INDUSTRY INSIGHT
2022 Calif Grape Crush: Price Up, Tons Down. Red Wine Largest Share: Cab Over Chard
Article will be updated as needed.
The 2022 crush totaled 3,620,595 tons, down 6.7% from the 2021 crush of 3,880,141 tons. Red wine varieties accounted for the largest share of all grapes crushed, at 885,875 tons, down 7.2% from 2021. This according to the 2022 California Preliminary Crush Report from the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. According to the report:
- Cabernet Sauvignon surpassed Chardonnay as the variety with the largest percentage of the total tonnage crushed at 15.4%.
- Chardonnay accounted for the second largest percentage of the total crush at 14.4%.
- White wine varieties crushed totaled 1,463,787 tons, down 8.6% from 2021.
- The 2022 average price of all varieties was $910.80, up 5.7% from 2021.
- Average prices for the 2022 crop by type were as follows: red wine grapes, $1,150.58, up 7.2% from 2021; white wine grapes, $682.07, up 1.0% from 2021; raisin grapes, $314.27, up 7.8% from 2021; and table grapes, $215.64, up 17.9% from 2021.
- Grapes produced in District 4 (Napa County) received the highest average price at $6,847.19 per ton, up 12.2% from 2021.
- District 3 (Sonoma and Marin counties) received the second highest average price at $2,858.39 per ton, up 6.4% from 2021.
- The 2022 Cabernet Sauvignon average price of $1,892.40 was up 13.8% from 2021 and the Chardonnay average price of$1,014.63 was up 3.9% from 2021. The 2022 average price for French Colombard was $330.64, up 1.9% from 2021, while the Zinfandel average price was up 0.7% from 2021, at $651.06 per ton.
- District 13 (Madera, Fresno, Alpine, Mono, Inyo Counties; and Kings and Tulare Counties north of Nevada Avenue (Avenue 192)), had the largest share of the State’s crush at 1,149,339 tons.
- The average price per ton in District 13 was $357.48.
LEADING GRAPE VARIETIES AND DISTRICTS
Raisin grape varieties crushed for wine accounted for 2.9% of the total crush and
Table varieties crushed for wine were 4.6% of the total crush.
This Special Issue of NewsFetch was hand-crafted for you by Executive Editor Lewis Perdue and Editor Becca Yeamans-Irwin.
To UNSUBSCRIBE: Click [UNSUBSCRIBE].
To SUBSCRIBE CLICK HERE
================= CONTACT DATA ====================
670 W. Napa St., Suite H, Sonoma, CA 95476
Phone: 707-326-4503, fax: 707-940-4146