BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND FIREARMS
MONTHLY STATISTICAL RELEASE - WINES
REPORTING PERIOD: April 1997

ITEM

April

 Four months
ending April 30

1997 1996 1997 1996

(Wine Gallons)

STILL WINES (BULK) Production:
Removed from fermenters (1) 6,749,478 6,248,048 34,930,470  34,041,545
Increases after fermentation:
By sweetening 1,296,340 1,718,110 7,328,719 7,679,017
By addition of wine spirits 706,221 536,288 2,292,607 2,404,115
By amelioration 1,231,891 610,135 3,546,252 2,696,403
Production, total 9,983,930 9,112,581 48,098,048 46,821,080
Withdrawals:
Taxable:
Not over 14% alcohol ($1.07 per gallon) 129,443 122,175 2,355,172 541,369
Over 14% and not over 21% alcohol ($1.57) 8,344 11,709 169,364 93,487
Over 21% and not over 24% alcohol ($3.15) 2 2 13 97,599
Taxable, total 137,789 133,886 2,524,549 732,455
Tax-free:
Production of effervescent wines 1,681,432 1,222,198 5,175,104 4,116,342
Production of vinegar 165,523 88,084 604,793 359,340
Production of non-beverage wine:
Not over 14% alcohol 401,428 208,887 1,528,708 736,034
Over 14% alcohol 181,094 453,407 984,774 1,480,728
For use as distilling material 2/ 556,381 534,136 2,085,898 2,217,651
Exports 807,253 778,957 1,868,865 2,664,190
Tax-free, total 3,793,111 3,285,669 12,248,142 11,574,285
Stocks end-of-month total:
Not over 14% alcohol 308,880,143 305,950,343
Over 14% and not over 21% alcohol 23,048,893 26,408,855
Over 21% and not over 24% alcohol 1,723,678 3,220,643
Stocks end-of-month, total 333,652,714 335,579,841
STILL WINES (BOTTLED)
Bottled 31,979,642 36,913,840 123,993,453 138,231,376
Taxable withdrawals:
Not over 14% alcohol 24,229,646 28,253,476 101,695,328 115,374,189
Over 14% and not over 21% alcohol 2,011,749 2,355,113 8,115,958 9,432,238
Over 21% and not over 24% alcohol 0 240 2 25,047
Taxable withdrawals, total 26,241,395 30,608,829 109,811,288 124,831,474
Tax-free, export 2,768,880 1,864,488 9,367,907 7,119,382
Withdrawals, total 29,010,275 32,473,317 119,179,195 131,950,856
Stocks end-of-month:
Not over 14% alcohol 58,319,030 59,053,843
Over 14% and not over 21% alcohol 3,058,939 3,439,919
Over 21% and not over 24% alcohol 119 2,184
Stocks end-of-month, total 61,378,088 62,495,946
EFFERVESCENT WINES (BULK AND BOTTLED)
Produced 1,759,411 1,428,508 5,548,483 4,839,780
Bottled 1,227,996 1,357,875 4,265,497 4,431,347
Taxable withdrawals:
Artificially carbonated 5,791 18,904 42,290 55,001
Naturally carbonated 1,323,538 1,310,241 4,570,233 3,952,147
Taxable withdrawals, total 1,329,329 1,329,145 4,612,523 4,007,148
Tax-free, export 129,554 82,969 343,971 357,202
Withdrawals, total 1,458,883 1,412,114 4,956,494 4,364,350
Stocks end-of-month 13,376,154 13,502,180
SPECIAL NATURAL WINES
VERMOUTH:
Production 453,129 19,294 941,244 261,878
Taxable withdrawals 103,062 67,293 559,166 533,723
Stocks end-of-month 1,216,012 512,275
OTHER SPECIAL NATURAL WINE
Production:
Not over l4% alcohol 10,647 769,953 4,036,967 5,079,216
Over l4% alcohol 231,629 571,702 1,052,771 2,418,824
Artificially carbonated 17 0 29,413 42,874
Naturally carbonated 19,522 462 69,055 15,091
Total 261,815 1,342,117 5,188,206 7,556,005
Taxable withdrawals:
Not over l4% alcohol 26,947 920,401 3,594,735 4,841,274
Over l4% alcohol 352,887 712,029 1,351,379 2,518,713
Artificially carbonated 6 6,835 10,111 21,563
Naturally carbonated 8,214 20,268 47,894 58,074
Total 388,054 1,659,533 5,004,119 7,439,624
Stocks end-of-month:
Not over l4% alcohol 46,470 1,620,462
Over l4% alcohol 489,501 2,140,781
Artificially carbonated 22 35,000
Naturally carbonated 67,050 245,546
Total 603,043 4,041,789
27 CFR 24.218 Wines (Wine Coolers)
Production 3,198,064 4,690,667 11,162,293 16,339,802
Taxable withdrawals 2,484,911 2,726,688 6,601,474 9,355,890
Stocks end-of-month 6,629,774 7,573,392
DISTILLING MATERIAL
Production: California 1,940,052 3,396,250 10,554,839 18,667,725
Florida 0 0 0 0
Others 0 0 0 0
Removed to distilled spirits plants 2,103,086 4,566,026 9,938,259 19,833,252
VINEGAR STOCKS
Removed to vinegar plants 0 0 13,635 42,989

NOTE: Vermouth and other special natural still wines taxable withdrawals and stocks are included in still wines. Other special natural carbonated wines taxable withdrawals and stocks are included in effervescent wines.

1/ Excludes substandard wines produced as distilling material for the production of brandy.
2/ Additional wine expressly produced as distilling material.

By State

Bulk Wine 
Gallons 
By State

Still wines

Special Natural wines

Taxable withdrawals

Stocks end-of-month

Vermouth

Production (1) Not 
over 
14% alcohol
Over 14% 
alcohol
Not 
over 
14% alcohol
Over 
14% 
alcohol
Production Taxable 
Withdrawals
Stocks 
End-of-month
Arkansas 0 0 0 181,550 54,429 0 0 0
California 4,110,811 93,304 3,899 293,661,085 20,926,582 439,189 94,581 1,178,416
Colorado 0 5 0 67,875 0 0 0 0
Connecticut 2,150 0 0 39,098 173 0 0 0
Florida 42,388 0 55 89,329 9,673 0 0 0
Georgia 106,148 606 60 282,671 137,399 0 0 1
Idaho 5,152 0 0 143,751 0 0 0 0
Illinois 473 0 0 70,363 10,905 0 0 0
Indiana 2,402 0 0 91,566 1,599 0 0 0
Kentucky 83,635 0 9 37,467 193,291 0 0 0
Maine 752 0 0 2,586 0 0 0 0
Maryland 2,055 0 0 33,933 3,618 0 0 0
Massachusetts 7,940 0 0 53,521 105 0 0 0
Mississippi 0 0 0 18,533 0 0 0 0
Missouri 109,693 605 60 415,536 146,616 0 0 0
New Jersey 78,540 0 0 72,819 1,834 0 21 97
New Mexico 0 0 0 126,465 490 0 0 0
New York 1,681,414 2,799 3,351 4,064,838 3,059,273 3,667 7,078 26,575
North Carolina 24,527 3,780 0 34,966 0 0 0 0
Ohio 163,491 3,126 912 634,983 185,119 10,273 1,246 10,070
Oregon 84,056 500 0 1,335,008 3,806 0 0 0
Pennsylvania 15,078 2,576 0 234,913 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 3,277 0 0 92,784 0 0 0 0
Texas 1,702 8,415 0 611,547 13,593 0 0 0
Vermont 174,042 0 0 161,833 0 0 0 0
Virginia 7,311 0 0 280,902 1,507 0 0 0
Washington 14,363 12,628 0 5,803,316 15,907 0 0 0
Wisconsin 8,412 0 0 28,941 55 0 0 0
Others 2/ 19,666 1,099 0 207,964 6,597 0 136 853
Total 6,749,478 129,443 8,346 308,880,143 24,772,571 453,129 103,062 1,216,012

1/ Removed from fermenter exclusive of distilling materials.
2/ Excludes Alaska, Delaware, District of Columbia, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wyoming.

 

Bulk Wine 
Gallons 
By State

Special Natural Wines

Effervescent Wine

Production Other Production

Taxable withdrawals

Stocks 
end-of- 
month
Taxable 
Withdrawals
Stocks 
end-of- 
month
Artificially 
Carbonated 
wines
Naturally 
Carbonated 
wines
Arkansas 0 0 0 0 0 0 621
California 229,254 250,515 547,133 1,634,956 0 84,640 9,776,667
Michigan 0 89 1,120 178 0 0 5,137
Missouri 0 0 0 2,941 0 0 2,789
New Jersey 0 33 31 373 0 0 3,515
New York 29,203 135,756 43,759 113,325 0 0 407,308
Ohio 1,190 623 2,269 0 0 0 20,834
Oregon 0 10 200 1,529 0 0 91,948
Pennsylvania 1,699 394 4,939 239 0 0 1,515
Washington 0 0 0 2,209 0 0 39,215
Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Others 2/ 469 634 3,592 3,661 0 0 81,875
Total 261,815 388,054 603,043 1,759,411 0 84,640 10,431,443
Bottled Wine 
Gallons 
By State

Still Wines

Effervescent Wines
Bottled

Taxable withdrawals

Stocks end-of-month Taxable withdrawals
Not 
over 14% 
alcohol
Over 
14% 
alcohol
Not over 14% 
alcohol
Over 14% 
alcohol
Bottled Artificially 
carbonated 
wines
Naturally 
carbonated wines
Stocks end-of-month
Arizona 0 885 0 2,477 0 0 0 0 0
Arkansas 14,777 6,812 4,362 47,274 12,701 0 0 64 2,133
California 27,624,315 20,347,615 991,245 47,764,166 2,482,245 1,009,649 0 1,066,833 2,548,410
Colorado 0 1,989 262 31,912 3,675 0 0 6 207
Connecticut 1,825 2,996 51 32,029 894 0 0 0 175
Florida 8,698 34,612 1,969 54,996 1,087 955 0 225 1,191
Georgia 90,955 69,753 18,943 311,434 1,882 0 0 0 0
Idaho 50,944 57,139 0 322,092 0 0 0 3,808 18,072
Illinois 177,021 191,675 208 723,333 1,628 0 0 0 0
Indiana 244,676 187,443 0 306,085 0 0 0 0 329
Maine 1,062 148 0 4,025 0 0 0 0 847
Maryland 8,378 3,942 1,517 22,829 0 0 0 0 30
Massachusetts 2,694 1,590 2 30,673 145 95 0 100 491
Mississippi 4,320 1,551 0 8,448 0 0 0 0 0
Missouri 129,180 20,356 18,442 175,413 5,114 2,986 668 133 7,434
New Jersey 11,791 426,763 25,578 351,341 24,828 287 0 22,199 17,248
New Mexico 5,899 3,405 0 16,021 240 0 0 0 1,304
New York 2,276,449 1,322,446 937,690 1,561,640 430,816 124,573 4,751 106,503 191,059
North Carolina 23,522 16,350 0 54,517 1,035 207 0 283 252
Ohio 111,790 92,063 4,811 148,386 25,233 1,845 0 1,154 9,508
Oregon 132,107 99,159 750 1,088,984 19,485 3,726 216 626 10,008
Pennsylvania 43,509 18,061 0 156,010 0 365 156 39 1,809
Tennessee 6,595 8,222 0 32,903 0 0 0 0 0
Texas 110,293 110,312 449 196,210 3,414 98 0 100 872
Vermont 252,719 237,458 0 71,286 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia 26,883 25,027 4 216,658 1,113 414 0 222 3,056
Washington 525,256 566,759 3,161 3,505,270 22,602 82,533 0 35,991 127,607
Wisconsin 12,403 7,458 36 45,894 420 0 0 0 190
Others 1/ 81,581 367,657 2,269 1,036,724 20,501 265 0 612 2,479
Total 31,979,642 24,229,646 2,011,749 58,319,030 3,059,058 1,227,998 5,791 1,238,898 2,944,711

1/ Excludes Alaska, Delaware, District of Columbia, Nebraska, North Dakota, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, and Wyoming.