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Oregon 2015 harvest up 5% by tonnage.

The 2015 Oregon wine grape harvest totaled 73,518 tons, 5% more than in 2014. Yields across the state were up, according to the annual vineyard and winery census report by Southern Oregon University, with the most significant increases occurring in the South Willamette Valley and Umpqua Valley. More than 60% of the state's planted acreage is Pinot Noir, and the variety accounts for 67% of all vineyard production. The average price per ton for Pinot Noir in 2015 was $2,353, which is a 6.5% decrease from 2014's average price of $2,518. The entire value of the state's wine grape harvest was pegged at $176 million, with Pinot Noir accounting for $119 million. The entire report can be found online at industry.oregonwine.org.

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Date:Oct 1, 2016
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