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Record Numbers for Oregon Wineries

ASHLAND, Ore. — Just in time for the holidays: news that will make local winemakers rejoice.

For the first time, Oregon wineries topped the 2 million case mark, the result of a record 42,000 tons of grapes harvested last year.

The state’s 463 wineries saw overall sales increase 9%; compare that to just 2% for the rest of the country.