California, U.S. Wine Shipments Up In 2003

Published: 04/20/2004

SAN FRANCISCO - California wine shipments to the U.S. market last year reached another record, growing 4 percent over the previous year, according to wine industry consultant Jon Fredrikson. The Wine Institute estimated the retail value of the 417 million gallons shipped was $14.3 billion, a 2.3 percent increase over 2002.