Clemens: U.S. wine statistics

Grape growing and winemaking are truly significant corporations in the United States. Some attention-grabbing facts:

• The U.S. consumes additional wine than any other place.

• There are some 11,000 wineries in the United States.

• There are wineries in each and every point out.

• With 4 wineries, Alaska has two times as quite a few wineries as Mississippi.

• Hawaii has 3 principal winery-vineyard operations. There is a specified American Viticultural Region (Ulupalakua AVA) on the island of Maui.

• The U.S. has 1 million acres of grape-bearing land.

• Grapes are the best-value fruit crop in the U.S. Wine, desk grapes, and raisins carry in much more than $6.5 billion a year.

• The U.S. makes much more than 7.5 million tons of grapes every single year.

• The U.S. produces far more than 900 million gallons of wine each and every 12 months, 12% of globally output.