Sonoma County Surpasses $1 Billion in Agricultural Production for the First Time

Thanks, wine grapes!

Sonoma County’s crops surpassed $1 billion in value for the first time, thanks to increasing demand for their wine products.

The $1.1 billion mark was a 24% increase from 2017, driven mostly by wine grapes that represent 70% of the overall value of the county’s agricultural production as wineries continue to pay top prices for coveted fruit to make their wines, according to the annual crop report released Tuesday by the county’s agriculture department.

Read more about this important Sonoma County milestone.

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