Overview 2019 saw increases in sales, revenue and production for Oregon wineries and vineyards.
The leading variety in planted acreage and production remains Pinot Noir accounting for 59% of all planted acreage and 58% of wine grape production.
The estimated value of wine grape production increased 14% to nearly $238 million.
Total planted acreage increased by nearly 1,500 acres from 35,972 to 37,399, an increase of 4.0%. The highest growth rate in planted acreage was seen in the Rogue Valley at 5.2%.
Total tons crushed increased by 6.2% from 79,685 tons to 84,590 tons.
Case sales increased 12.5% from 4.15 million to 4.67 million, supported by double-digit increases across all measured channels: direct-to-consumer sales, channel sales in and out of Oregon, and sales into international markets.
The leading the export market for Oregon wine is Canada, which accounted for 46% of export sales. Notable growth was seen in Mexico, South Korea, and Japan.
Methodology This report is produced by the Institute for Policy Research and Engagement (IPRE) at the University of Oregon on behalf of the Oregon Wine Board. The IPRE research team has prepared a document outlining their data collection and analysis methods. Please contact Bob Parker at the IPRE with questions.
UPDATE 10/14/19: A transcription error was caught that impacts Vineyard Table 4 (Wine Grapes - Price per Ton). Four figures (low and average values for North Willamette Valley Pinot noir and Chardonnay) have been updated and are now consistent with those in the 2018 Preliminary Grape Pricing Report published in July. Overview: 2018 saw increases [...]
UPDATE 9/25/2018: This report was updated to reflect minor corrections in 2017 planted acreage (now 33,996) and harvested acreage (now 31,008), impacting figures in Vineyard Tables 1, 2 and 3. The number of wineries reported in 2016 was previously misstated in this report and has been corrected to reflect 1,056. Overview: 2017 saw increases in [...]
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, [...]