A new study says Oregon’s focus on high-quality wine has paid off in the form of a $3.3 billion economic impact.
The report by Full Glass Research describes an industry on a post-recession roll, with planted acres increasing by 18 percent since 2011, the number of wineries up 45 percent and a 39 percent increase in sales.
Oregon grape growers and wine makers have successfully focused on making higher-priced, higher-quality wine, especially the signature Pinot noir, “turning the state’s low yields and tricky climate into an asset,” according to the report.
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