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Несколько интересных фактов о производстве вина в Штатах

Of the 745 million gallons of wine sold in the United States in 2007:
• Table wine sales were 650 million gallons (2.46 billion liters);
• Desert wine 62 million gallons (234.7 million liters);
• Sparkling wine 33 million gallons (124.9 million liters).

U.S. Wine Exports
In 2007, total value of U.S. sparkling and non-sparkling wines exports rose 7.7 percent to $860.4 million compared with 2006, as quantities rose 10 percent to 407 million liters. Between 2002 and 2007, U.S. wine exports grew 66 percent in value and 56 percent in volume.
Between 2006 and 2007, in dollar value, U.S. wine exports to the European Union remained flat at $405.1 million (but grew 6 percent in quantity to 257.8 million liters). On the other hand, U.S. wine exports to our WWTG members grew in value to $208.5 million (25 percent increase) and 11 percent in volume (to 70 million liters). Most of this gain came from U.S. wine exports to Canada and Australia.
In 2007, the top five countries accounted for 72 percent of the value of U.S. wine exports.
• The United Kingdom (31 percent),
• Canada (24 percent),
• Japan (6.2 percent),
• Italy (5.7 percent),
• Germany (5.4 percent).

In 2007, of the top five wine varieties crushed which accounted for over 63 percent of all grapes crushed, three were red varieties and two were white varieties:
• Chardonnay was again the leading grape crushed at 589,260 tons, followed by
• Cabernet Sauvignon at 422,545 tons,
• Zinfandel at 406,825 tons,
• French Colombard at 319,195 tons,
• Merlot at 303,446 tons.

http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/ocg/wine2008.pdf
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