Welcome to SipTember, California Wine Month!

Beautiful Foxen Canyon in the Santa Ynez Valley, California.

Did you know?…

90% of all US wines come from California.

California is 4th in worldwide wine production, after France, Italy and Spain.

There are 4600 grape growers in California.

The California wine industry employs 330,000 people.

Over 20 million tourists visit California wine regions annually.

Over $2 billion is spent in California by wine tourists annually.

These are impressive statistics for the Golden State!

Until next time…à votre santé!

Source: www.wineinstitute.org

Photo by Christine Humphrey ©2012




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  • Paul Little - Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
    5 September, 2012 at 11:00

    We have our own SIP-tember: a celebration of the cocktail here in Pasadena. Check out the website for information.

    Foxen Canyon is one of my favorite tasting routes… Love Demetria

    • Christine Humphrey
      5 September, 2012 at 18:48

      Nice! Thank you for your comment and for visiting the Grape Gazette! I will check out your website.