U.S. Wine Exports Reach New Record Of $1.4 Billion

Published: 03/20/2012

SAN FRANCISCO (PRNewswire-USNewswire) — U.S. wine exports reached a new record of $1.39 billion in winery revenues in 2011, an increase of 21.7 percent compared to 2010, according to the Wine Institute.

Volume shipments were up 5.8 percent to 455.7 million liters, or 50.6 million nine-liter cases. Ninety percent of U.S. wine exports came from California.