1. Pinot Noir Still King in Oregon - Red varietal brought highest average price per ton of $2,655 in 2013

    Wines & Vines (Aug 19 2014)

    1. Pinot Noir Still King in Oregon - Red varietal brought highest average price per ton of $2,655 in 2013

      The rebound in pricing for Oregon grapes during the past four years suggests that growers will see stable or slightly higher prices this season.

      Preliminary results from the 2013 Oregon Vineyard and Wine Production Census indicate that statewide, growers received an average of $2,252 per ton in 2013, down 3% from 2012.

      Pinot Noir topped the crop with a price of $2,655 per ton, with white varieties including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Müller-Thurgau coming on strong. Chardonnay is now the state’s second most-expensive grape at $2,236 per ton, up 28% in 2013 compared to 2012 ...

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