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FRUIT

Released September 1, 2004

Seasonal

No. 975-5-04



SURVEY OF WINERIES AND GRAPE PROCESSING PLANTS

NEW YORK

New York grown grapes delivered to wineries and processing plants (both in and out-of-state) in 2003 totaled 149,000 tons (see Table 2). This represents decrease of 3 percent from the 153,000 tons delivered from the 2002 crop. The tonnage received from the Chautauqua-Erie-Cattaraugus Region was down 9percent from the previous year. Grapes received from the Finger Lakes Region were up 11 percent from the 2002 receipts. Tonnage originating in NiagaraCounty was up 10 percent from a year ago. New York grapes grown by variety, major growing area, and varietal prices paid by processors are accounted for onthe reverse side of this release.


Wineries and processing plants located in New York State crushed a total of 148,713 tons of grapes in 2003, up 23 percent from the 121,066 tons processed from the 2002 crop. Receipts from New York growers accounted for 81 percent of the total with the remaining 19 percent coming from other states and Canada. Wine crushings in New York plants increased 81 percent from last year to 87,504 tons and accounted for 59 percent of all grapes processed. Tonnage utilized for juice and other products decreased 16 percent to 61,209 tons. Data for this publication was provided by New York and out-of-state wineries and processors who crushed New York grown grapes. Their cooperation is greatly appreciated.

 

Table 1. GRAPES PROCESSED IN NEW YORK STATE

WINERIES AND PROCESSING PLANTS

Tonnages Received by Variety and Primary Use, 2002 and 2003

 

Total Receipts New York Plants 1/

Primary Utilization

Wine

Sweet Juice and Other

2002

2003

2002

2003

2002

2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  American Varieties:

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Catawba

7,622

8,508

2/

2/

       2/

       2/

     Concord

83,864

108,725

19,342

53,518

64,522

55,207

     Delaware

812

531

2/

496

       2/

       35

     Ives

164

176

164

2/

         -

       2/

     Elvira

4,527

5,193

4,527

2/

         -

         -

     Niagara

9,829

12,562

2/

2/

       2/

       2/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  French Hybrids:

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Aurora

4,080

3,564

2/

2/

       2/

       2/

     Baco Noir

925

1,197

925

1,197

          -

         -

     Cayuga White

829

644

2/

2/

       2/

       2/

     DeChaunac

582

319

2/

2/

       2/

       2/

     Rougeon

621

520

621

2/

         -

       2/

     Seyval Blanc

583

465

583

2/

         -

       2/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Vitis Vinifera:

 

 

 

 

 

 

     All

4,596

4,438

4,596

4,438

         -

         -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Other Varieties:

 

 

 

 

 

 

     All

2,032

1,871

2/

1,795

       2/

       78

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  TOTAL

121,066

148,713

48,466

87,504

72,600

61,209

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/  Total receipts includes the following amounts received from other states and Canada: 2002-16,573, 2003-27,566.

2/  Not published to avoid disclosing individual operations.




Table 2. NEW YORK GROWN GRAPES PROCESSED

Tonnage by Variety and Production Area Received by Wineries and Processing Plants,

2002 and 2003; Prices Paid to Growers, 2001-2003 1/

 

New York Production Areas

Chautauqua-Erie

Niagara County

Finger Lakes

State Total 2/

Average Prices Paid

by Variety

($ per ton)

2002

2003

2002

2003

2002

2003

2002

2003

2001

2002

2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Varieties:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Catawba

794

899

196

-

5,666

6,104

6,680

7,650

252

237

242

   Concord 4/

92,579

84,569

1,852

2,218

13,340

17,392

107,770

104,000

287

266

187

   Delaware

112

3/

-

-

634

497

820

550

259

284

284

   Ives

3/

-

-

-

118

178

165

180

381

302

349

   Elvira

968

961

-

-

3,243

4,061

4,200

5,526

250

259

264

   Niagara 4/

10,994

9,514

1,938

2,004

5,895

5,879

18,880

18,000

240

246

207

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French Hybrids:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Aurora

3/

3/

-

-

4,073

3,493

4,100

3,620

244

245

260

   Baco Noir

-

-

-

3/

870

1,174

920

1,220

442

362

388

   Cayuga White

-

-

-

3/

767

524

830

650

398

415

394

   DeChaunac

-

-

-

-

584

250

590

320

375

321

342

   Rougeon

-

-

-

-

625

512

625

530

382

315

313

   Seyval Blanc

3/

-

-

-

425

393

590

480

377

533

452

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Vitis Vinifera:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   All

3/

3/

-

54

2,291

2,695

4,620

4,550

1,316

1,454

1,264

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Varieties:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   All

223

3/

-

3/

1,912

1,768

2,200

2,000

425

453

410

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 TOTAL 4/

105,786

96,035

3,986

4,376

40,643

44,920

153,000

149,000

316

300

240

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/  Includes New York grown grapes received at out of state plants.

2/  Includes Hudson Valley, Long Island, and other areas not listed.

3/  Not published to avoid disclosure of individual operations.

4/  2002 and 2003 prices are preliminary.

      Estimates of future payments by cooperatives have been included based upon historical data.