2014 California total grape acreage - 928,000

2014 California total grape acreage - 928,000

2014 California total grape acreage - 928,000 acres, including 865,000 bearing and 63,000 non-bearing. Thompson Seedless continues as the leading raisin-type variety and was utilized for raisins, fresh market, concentrate, and wine.

California’s 2014 grape acreage totaled 928,000 acres including 865,000 bearing acres and 63,000 non-bearing, according to National Agricultural Statistics Service in Sacramento, Calif.

Wine grapes: The wine-type grape acreage is estimated at 615,000 acres. Of the total acres, 565,000 were bearing and 50,000 were non-bearing. The leading wine-type varieties continued to be Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Table grapes: Table-type grape acreage totaled 121,000 acres with 110,000 bearing and 11,000 non-bearing. Flame Seedless was the leading table-type grape variety. 

Raisin grapes: Acreage of raisin-type grapes totaled 192,000 acres, of which 190,000 were bearing and 2,000 were non-bearing. Thompson Seedless continued to be the leading raisin-type variety and was utilized for raisins, fresh market, concentrate, and wine.

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