2013 California grape crop crushes record

2013 California grape crop crushes record

NASS estimates red wine varieties accounted for the largest crush share at 2,405,942 tons, up 5 percent from 2012. The 2013 white wine variety crush totaled 1,824,625 tons, up 6 percent from the previous year.  

The 2013 California grape crush totaled a record 4,685,075 tons, up 7 percent from the previous all time high of 4,387,434 set a year earlier, according to a preliminary estimate released Feb. 10 by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Sacramento Field Office.

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