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By the numbers

Grapes rank #19 in cash receipts in the Commonwealth at $10.2 million; #13 if you don’t count animal-based products. 1
More than 29 different types of wine grapes are grown in Virginia.
Virginia’s wine grapes are of the vinifera, hybrid and American families.
Most planted: Chardonnay at 449 acres.
Most expensive wine grape in VA: Sauvignon Blanc at $3620/ton.
Least expensive wine grape in VA: Chambourcin at $1095/ton

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1 Copyright © 2015, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
The balance is from © 2014 Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office, 1001 East Broad Street, Suite 140, Richmond, Virginia 23219 804.344.8200 • information@virginiawine.orgvirginiawine.org

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