How Many Grapes Does it Take to Produce a Bottle of Wine?

Ever wonder how many grapes it takes to produce 1 bottle of wine? Let’s start in the vineyard with an average of 3 tons per acre, or 6000 pounds. This will yield 495 gallons of juice which will be fermented and fill about 8 barrels. Each 60 gallon barrel will fill about 285 bottles or 24 cases. This equates to 2.4 pounds of grapes needed to fill 1 bottle.

Eola Hills produces approximately 125,000 gallons of wine a year, and is the fifth largest producer in the state among approximately 400 wineries. Oregon ranks 3rd in the U.S. for number of wineries, 5th for production output, and have the highest per ton value of grapes.

Feb-Mar  2011 Events:

Sunday Brunch -9am-2pm. Voted “Top Choice for Best Brunch” by StatesmanJournal.com.

Romance in the Cellar -February 12th & 14th – Very Romantic & Live Music

Winemakers Dinner- March 12th – Steve A. & Steve R. will prepare a 6 course dinner and discuss wine pairings.

Wines of the Month
Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, Sangiovese
6 Pack $60

Important News An event is on the horizon. For some of you the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival is a time to put on your wild seafood costumes and let loose. For others, it is a golden opportunity to sample the best Oregon has to offer under one roof. Either way, Eola Hills Wine Cellars is going to be there serving up a storm February 25th – 27th. Come join us!

We provide free wine tastings 7 days a week from 10am-5pm and winery tours upon request.

 

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One Response to How Many Grapes Does it Take to Produce a Bottle of Wine?

  1. Judd Smith says:

    Love your wine!!!

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