Tag Archives: Economics of Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon Reigns Supreme in Washington State

Washington State’s Cabernet Sauvignon plantings have increased dramatically in recent years, driven by consumer demand and the price premium this grape commands.  Cabernet Sauvignon plantings have also taken off in California in appellations like Lodi and Paso Robles.  So is … Continue reading

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China Replaces US as Chile’s Top Wine Market

As we noted in our recent report on Chile’s Premium Wine Revolution, Chile’s wine exports have grown at a phenomenal rate. Rapidly increasing exports to China is one of the reasons. Now, Wines of Chile reports that the value of … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Wine Economics by James Thornton

Since there is now an American Association of Wine Economics, it’s only logical that there should be a book that synthesizes the knowledge and research on economic analysis as applied to the American wine industry.  That is precisely what James … Continue reading

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