Washington State’s wine grape harvest totaled 229,000 tons in 2017, which equated to a 15-percent decrease compared to the record-breaking 2016 harvest of 270,000 tons. Washington State Wine’s annual Wine Grape Crush Report, compiled with information provided by all Washington State wineries, showed that the 2017 harvest was slightly larger than the 2015 harvest. Information previously released in March 2018 announced the harvest to be 227,000 tons based on preliminary numbers.
March 1, 2018: Washington State reports lighter wine grape harvest, excellent quality in 2017
Release Date: March 1, 2018