By the Numbers – December 2015

A few wine figures worth noting

Red wine pouring on white background

1 – The United States’ rank in the world wine-drinking market.

3,985 – The number of bottles of wine that a single acre of grapevines produces.

7,000 – The number of wineries in the U.S.

332,000 – The number of U.S. restaurants and bars that serve wine.

615,000 – The number of acres of wine grapes grown in California.

1-5 – The ranking, in order, of Sonoma County, Calif., Napa Valley, Calif., Willamette Valley, Ore., Finger Lakes, N.Y., and Long Island, N.Y. among the top wine destinations in the U.S.

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