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CALIFORNIA WINE EXPORTS REACH ALL-TIME HIGH IN 2013

By March 29, 2014Top News

The Wine InstituteU.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached a record high $1.55 billion in winery revenues in 2013, up 16.4% compared to the previous year, an increase for the fourth consecutive year by value. Volume shipments reached 435.2 million liters or 48.4 million cases, up 7.5%. The Wine Institute’s California Wine Export Program released statistics outlining 2013 data from its more than 150 participating wineries. Of the top export markets for California wines, the European Union’s 28-member countries are the largest accounting for $617 million, up 31% from the previous year.

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