U.S. Wine Exports Booming

February 26, 2014 article from the Wine Institute notes that "U.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached a record high $1.55 billion in winery revenues in 2013, up 16.4% compared to the previous year, an increase for the fourth consecutive year by value. Volume shipments reached 435.2 million liters or 48.4 million cases, up 7.5%."  Of note is the increase from 2013 of exports to the following countries: EU up 31%; Canada up 12%; China up 6% and Mexico up  21%.