2016 saw increases in domestic sales for Oregon wine alongside reduced vineyard production.

  • The leader in vineyard planted acreage and production remains Pinot noir accounting for 64% of all planted acreage and 57% of production.
  • Yields were mixed with varieties such as Pinot blanc, Pinot gris, and Pinot noir seeing reductions, with varieties including Riesling, Syrah, and Merlot seeing increases.
  • The overall number of wineries increased from 702 to 725.
  • The North Willamette Valley continues to lead the state with 73% of total tons crushed.
  • Case sales increased 10% to nearly 3.4 million in 2016, helped along by a 14% jump in national sales.
  • Leading the exports of Oregon wine is Canada accounting for 41% of export sales.

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