Jefferson Exchange | February 25, 2014 | 8:30
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Tue February 25, 2014

Counting California's Record Grape Harvest

Jeff Bitter of Allied Grape Growers Association describes the wine grape harvest of 2013.

It takes a while to compile the numbers from California's massive wine grape harvest. 

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But here goes: 2013 was a record year, even better than 2012.  The crush records recently compiled show 4.23 Million tons of grapes, for a total crop value of more than $3 Billion. 

We'll talk about the factors that led to the record harvest with Allied Grape Growers... and find out if the probable drought will make a repeat impossible this year.  

 

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