Oregon grape production, crush, and crop value increased in 2022.
- Total wine grape production in 2022 increased nearly 20% over 2021 from 114,677 tons to a record 137,065 tons.
- Harvested acreage increased by 4% from 2021. Yield per harvested acre in 2021 increased by 15% over 2021.
- The estimated value of wine grape production in 2022 increased 22% or by $58.7 million to about $330 million.
- The average price per ton in 2022 decreased 6% from $2,575 in 2021 to $2,411 per ton in 2022 while the median price increased more than 6% to from $2,211 to $2,353.
- Total planted acreage increased by nearly 2,600 acres from 41,899 to 44,487, an increase of 6.2%. The leading variety in planted acreage and production remains Pinot Noir accounting for nearly 60% of all planted acreage and 57% of wine grape production.
- Based on data provided by growers, IPRE estimates that between 35% and 40% of planted acreage is certified sustainable or organic (including but not limited to USDA Organic, Biodynamic, Deep Root Coalition, LIVE, etc.).
- Total tons crushed in 2022 increased by 8% over 2021, from 89,566 tons to 96,802 tons.
- Case sales increased 8% across all channels from 5.3 million to 5.7 million cases. Direct to consumer sales channels continued to rebound, increasing by 12% overall, with a 14% increase in tasting room sales. Sales into distribution channels increased by 8.9% in Oregon and 6.9% in U.S. states outside Oregon.
- Based on data provided by wineries, IPRE estimates that 3% to 5% of case sales were for sparkling wines.
- Export sales increased by a modest 4.0% with Canada accounting for 45% of export sales.
- Approximately 30% of grapes harvested in Oregon appear not to have been crushed in Oregon suggesting a continuing trend of Oregon tonnage sold out of state.
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.