Chardonnay remains a popular grape

In the U.S., people drink more and more wine. In 20 years, from 1993 to 2013, the volume of wine that Americans are buying doubled. The average American spends USD 8.06 per bottle of wine. The domestic wines dominate. Wines from California has a 57% market share in terms of volume and 64% by value.

Chardonnay is the most popular type of wine by a wide margin, followed by Cabernet and Merlot. Wines made from the Moscato and Malbec grapes and also red blends have increased in popularity recently.

Read more about drinking habits in the USA at wine-searcher.com.

A budding Batard-Montrachet vine

A budding Batard-Montrachet vine, copyright BKWine Photography

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