California produced 10% less wine in 2019 and average price dropped
California produced nearly 10% less wine in 2019. Red grapes were down the most at 12.8% while white were down 4.3%. Volume was down and so were prices, with the average price down 5%, except in premium regions such as Napa and Sonoma were prices held firm.
In total, California crushed 3.9 million tons of grapes and is still the USA's biggest wine producing state, making approximately 85% of all USA wines and accounting for 6% of the world's wine production.