Smaller Grape Harvest



WASHINGTON - Aug 10/17 - SNS -- United States grape production for 2017 is forecast at 7.50 million tons, down 2% from last year, according to the latest USDA production estimate's of the season.

California leads the Nation in grape production with 88% of the total. Washington and New York are the next largest producing States, with 6% and 2%, respectively.

California's wine type grape production is forecast at 4.00 million tons, down slightly from 2016, and represents 61% of California's total grape crop.

California's raisin type grape production is forecast at 1.45 million tons, down 6% from last year, and represents 22% of California's total grape crop.

California's table type grape production is forecast at 1.15 million tons, down slightly from the previous year.

Grape Production - States and United States: 2016 and Forecasted August 1, 2017
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                    :                     Total production
        State       :-----------------------------------------------------------
                    :            2016             :            2017
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                    :                           tons
                    :
California .........:          6,726,000                     6,600,000
  Raisin 1/ ........:          1,536,000                     1,450,000
  Table 1/ .........:          1,159,000                     1,150,000
  Wine .............:          4,031,000                     4,000,000
Michigan ...........:             93,400                        64,000
Missouri ...........:              5,330                         5,000
New York ...........:            171,000                       175,000
North Carolina .....:              4,900                         7,000
Ohio ...............:              5,500                         4,800
Oregon .............:             67,000                        74,000
                    :
Pennsylvania .......:             85,800                        91,000
Texas ..............:             13,600                        15,500
Virginia ...........:              8,500                         9,000
Washington .........:            488,000                       460,000
  Juice ............:            218,000                       200,000
  Wine .............:            270,000                       260,000
                    :
United States ......:          7,669,030                     7,505,300
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