2010 North Coast winegrape crop dips 13 percent in revenue, 4 percent in tonnage

NORTH COAST -- Partly expected from the rains and scorching hot weather at key points during the winegrape season last year and weak market for high-end grapes, the 2010 harvest was 13.6 percent smaller in revenue and 4.7 percent smaller in tonnage than in 2009, according to preliminary state figures released today.

2010 North Coast crush by the numbersRevenues


Prices per ton

However, statewide the crop was the third largest in recorded history, behind 2005 and only 3.2 percent below 2009 tonnage.

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