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AgNIC Viticulture: Business and Economics

MSU maintains the Viticulture information site within the AgNIC alliance. The site contains links to information and provides the opportunity to ask reference questions.

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Business & Economics

Ag Marketing Resource Center, Iowa State University. Links specific to Grapes; Raisins; Wine (Enology)
Clusters of Grapes and Wine by Rolf A.E. Mueller and Daniel A. Sumner. This research paper discusses the theory of clusters and the competitiveness and spatial organization of the California wine industry. University of California Agricultural Issues Center. July 2006. Presented at the Third International Wine Business Research Conference Montpellier, France, July 6-8, 2006.
Contribution of the Grape and Wine Industry to Idaho's Economy by Stacie Woodall, John Foltz, Philip Wandschneider, R. G. Taylor, University of Idaho. (in .pdf format)
Economic Feasibility of Growing Wine Grapes in Idaho by Stacie Woodall, Robert L. Smathers, and R. G. Taylor, University of Idaho. (in .pdf format)
Economics of Wine Production in Virginia by Eric R. Capps, Alson H. Smith, Tony K. Wolf and B. Jerry Walker; Publication Number 463-008, posted June, 1998 [covers topics such as Training Systems and Vine Spacing and Vineyard Models]
Buying an English Vineyard for aspirant vinegrowers from viticulture.uk
Grape Matching Service to buy and sell grapes, from the Oregon Winegrowers' Association.
Production Budgets for Arkansas Wine and Juice Grapes, Research Report 976, by Emilio Noguera, Justin Morris, Keith Striegler, and Michael Thomsen. January 2005.
Prospects Favorable For U.S. Grape Industry, Agricultural Outlook, June 1997, Economic Research Service/USDA, pgs. 7-10.
Sample costs to establish a vineyard and produce dried-on-vine raisins; Early Maturing Varieties; Open Gable trellis system; San Joaquin Valley - 2003 (GR-SJ-03-1) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format) Also available in Excel
Sample costs to establish a vineyard and produce dried-on-vine raisins; Early Maturing Varieties; Overhead trellis system; San Joaquin Valley - 2003 (GR-SJ-03-2) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format)
Sample costs to establish and produce table grapes, Thompson Seedless, San Joaquin Valley, 2004 (GR-SJ-04-1) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format) Also available in Excel
Sample costs to establish and produce table grapes, Red Globe, San Joaquin Valley, 2004 (GR-SJ-04-4) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format)
Sample costs to establish and produce table grapes, Crimson Seedless, San Joaquin Valley, 2004 (GR-SJ-04-3) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format)
Sample costs to establish and produce table grapes, Flame Seedless, San Joaquin Valley, 2004 (GR-SJ-04-2) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format)
Sample costs to establish a vineyard and produce wine grapes; Chardonnay; North Coast Region, Sonoma County, 2004 (GR-NC-04) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format) Also available in Excel
Sample costs to establish a vineyard and produce wine grapes; Cabernet Sauvignon; North Coast Region, Napa County, 2003 (GR-NC-03) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format)
Sample costs to establish a vineyard and produce wine grapes; Chardonnay; Sacramento Valley; Sacramento River Delta; Sacramento and Yolo Counties – District 17 (GR-SV-02) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format)
Sample costs to produce organic wine grapes; Chardonnay; North Coast Region, Sonoma County, 2004 (GR-NC-04-O) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format) Also available in Excel
Sample costs to produce organic wine grapes; Cabernet Sauvignon; North Coast Region, Napa County, 2005 (GR-NC-05-O) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format) Also available in Excel
Sample Costs to Produce Organic Wine Grapes in the North Coast with an Annually Sown Cover Crop, 1992 by Karen Klonsky, Extension Economist, U.C. Davis, U.C. Cooperative Extension, et al.
Sample Costs to Produce Organic Wine Grapes in the North Coast with Resident Vegetation, 1992 by Karen Klonsky, Extension Economist, U.C. Davis, U.C. Cooperative Extension, et al.
Sample costs to establish a vineyard and produce wine grapes; Cabernet Sauvignon; San Joaquin Valley North - Crush District 11 of Sacramento and San Joaquin Counties, 2005 (GR-VN-05) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format) Also available in Excel
Sample costs to establish and produce wine grapes; Intermountain Region, Shasta-Trinity Counties, 2005 (GR-IR-05) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format) Also available in Excel
Sample costs to produce wine grapes; Sierra Nevada Foothills; Zinfandel, 5 acre vineyard by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format)
Sample costs to produce wine grapes; San Joaquin Valley, Revised September 9, 2005 (GR-SJ-05-R) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format) Also available in Excel
Wine Grapes - Sample Establishment and Production Costs and Profitability Analysis; Temecula, Riverside, CA 2002; Southeast Interior (GR-SI-02) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format)
Sample costs to produce grapes for raisins; Tray dried raisins; San Joaquin Valley - 2006 (GR-SJ-06-1) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California. (in .pdf format) Also available in Excel
Sample costs to produce grapes for raisins; Continuous tray; Used and refurbished harvest equipment; San Joaquin Valley - 2006 (GR-SJ-06-3) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis and UC Cooperative Extension. (in .pdf format)
Sample costs to produce grapes for raisins; Continuous tray; New harvest equipment; San Joaquin Valley - 2006 (GR-SJ-06-2) by Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California. (in .pdf format)
The U.S. Grape Juice Industry, by Vincent Amanor-Boadu, Michael Boland, David Barton, Bruce Anderson, and Brian Henehan, the Ag Marketing Resource Center, Kansas State University. October 2003. (in .pdf format)
The U.S. Processing Grape Juice Industry, by Vincent Amanor-Boadu, Michael Boland, David Barton, Bruce Anderson, and Brian Henehan, the Ag Marketing Resource Center, Kansas State University. October 2003. (in .pdf format)
Vineyard Business Plan Workbook - From the Introduction: This Vineyard Business Plan Outline and Workbook has been prepared through a joint venture between the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Office of Economic and Regional Development at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. The workbook is intended to serve as a guide to help us help you write your vineyard business plan. After completing this workbook you should have a clearer understanding of your business concept and the requirements and commitment it will take to turn your concept into a reality. You will also be more prepared to discuss your project with others such as bankers or investors. [Also available from SIU: Winery Start-up and Business Plan Workbook)
Vineyard Economics: Establishing and Producing Wine Grapes in Hood River County, EM 8878-E from Oregon State University Extension. (in .pdf format)

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