California has been blessed with the climate and terroir needed to produce many types of beautiful wine. No one can now argue that the state isn’t recognized the world over as a wine producing superpower. Everything from your less than $10 per bottle sipper, to collectible wines worthy of high end cellars anywhere in the world, wine in California is big business and employs many people in the process.
In light of the recent devastating fires in wine country, this article is timely and takes a look at how much economic heft the wine industry really has. The numbers are eye opening.
For all you statistic loving wine geeks out there, this article is for you! (myself included)