• One Grape cluster = One glass of wine

• 75 grapes = One cluster

• 4 clusters = One bottle

• 40 clusters = One vine

• One vine = 10 bottles

• 1200 clusters = One barrel

• One barrel = 60 gallons

• 60 gallons = 25 cases

• 30 vines = One barrel

• 400 vines = One acre

• One acre = Five tons

• Five tons = 332 cases

• One barrel of wine equals 20 cases, which equals 1,200 glasses.

• A ton of grapes makes about 720 bottles of wine, or 60 cases.

• One vine annually produces between 4 and 6 bottles of wine, or between 20 and 30 glasses.

• Each bottle of wine contains about 2.8 pounds of grapes. That means each five-ounce glass of wine contains a little over half a pound of grapes.

• There are between 35 to 60 clusters of grapes per vine.

• One acre of land is home to between 450 and 600 vines.

• If California were a nation it would be the 4th leading wine producing country in the world -- after France, Italy, and Spain in that order.

• There are approximately 850 wineries in California. Roughly half of these sell less than 5,000 cases per year.





* Facts are based on estimates.  Exact figures may vary based on yields, planting widths, age of vines and wine grape variety among other factors.

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