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USA San Francisco, Americans are drinking domestic wine

David BECK AI & Blockchain / Lecturer & Research
Domestic wines accounted for 71% of consumption

According to Nielsen (2017), 120 million Americans drink wine. That’s roughly one-third of the US population. Of these people, 38% of them consume wine at least once weekly.

By and large, when it comes to wine, Americans are drinking American. Is it a nationalistic thing? A price-point thing? Whatever the case, domestic wines accounted for 71% of US wine sales last year. “Domestic wines accounted for 71% of consumption last year. Of imports, France tied Italy with respondents in their 20s and finished first with those age 30–39, but ranked second to Italy for consumers in their 40s. Spain was third among all three age groups. Nielsen’s research shows that New Zealand, France and Italy all lead in growth, while Argentina, Chile, Germany, Australia, and South Africa are down.*

We collected wine lists of 150 restaurants in San Francisco, CA: red wines in American cuisine restaurants

1. Napa Valley
2. Sonoma Coast
3. Russian River Valley
4. Willamette Valley
5. Anderson Valley

6. Sonoma County
7. California
8. Rioja
9. Central Coast Area
10. Chateauneuf-du-Pape

11. Napa County
12. Santa Barbara County
13. Barolo
14. Carneros
15. Santa Cruz Mountains

1. Littorai
2. Ridge Vineyards
3. Arnot Roberts
4. Radio Coteau
5. Corison

6. Alain Graillot
7. Opus One
8. Peay Vineyards
9. Silver Oak
10. Domaine Jamet

11. Kosta Browne
12. Mount Eden Vineyards
13. Bedrock Wine Co
14. Cerise Vineyard
15. Chateau de Beaucastel

Price check program 2019 in 150 restaurants / 40,039 offers. Top listed wines 750ml.