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

ITEM

July

Six months endiung June 30
1997 1996 1997 1996

(Wine Gallons)

STILL WINES (BULK)
Production:
Removed from fermenters 1/ 7,635,193 2,581,534 51,414,025 48,059,482
Increases after fermentation:
By sweetening 1,767,719 1,439,817 12,658,584 14,701,907
By addition of wine spirits 654,283 325,888 3,830,999 4,346,942
By amelioration 503,978 402,678 4,325,329 4,260,561
Production, total 10,561,173 4,749,917 72,228,937 71,368,892
Withdrawals:
Taxable:
Not over 14% alcohol ($1.07 per gallon) 632,543 1,143,631 3,390,899 1,739,700
Over 14% and not over 21% alcohol ($1.57) 27,811 12,365 252,362 122,360
Over 21% and not over 24% alcohol ($3.15) 2 0 24 97,600
Taxable, total 660,356 1,155,996 3,643,285 1,959,660
Tax-free:
Production of effervescent wines 2,100,008 1,402,266 10,026,708 8,592,297
Production of vinegar 226,027 106,247 1,997,801 680,048
Production of non-beverage wine:
Not over 14% alcohol 370,810 164,393 2,654,096 1,171,325
Over 14% alcohol 195,276 351,516 1,634,971 2,607,233
For use as distilling material 2/ 274,405 515,087 3,097,003 4,713,238
Exports 1,902,879 256,597 4,914,447 4,972,675
Tax-free, total 5,069,405 2,796,106 24,325,026 22,736,816
Stocks end-of-month total:
Not over 14% alcohol 198,751,489 216,425,712
Over 14% and not over 21% alcohol 23,399,687 21,198,214
Over 21% and not over 24% alcohol 1,838,441 2,956,448
Stocks end-of-month, total 223,989,617 240,580,374
STILL WINES (BOTTLED)
Bottled 35,205,626 37,075,449 222,342,438 272,746,036
Taxable withdrawals:
Not over 14% alcohol 23,568,888 30,348,502 169,513,588 204,149,036
Over 14% and not over 21% alcohol 2,716,232 1,310,259 14,758,141 15,917,357
Over 21% and not over 24% alcohol 9 3 11 57,779
Taxable withdrawals, total 26,285,129 31,658,764 184,271,740 220,124,172
Tax-free, export 1,484,045 1,735,663 16,296,336 12,990,760
Withdrawals, total 27,769,174 33,394,427 200,568,076 233,114,932
Stocks end-of-month:
Not over 14% alcohol 56,010,303 70,274,838
Over 14% and not over 21% alcohol 3,353,288 2,924,201
Over 21% and not over 24% alcohol 111 1,027
Stocks end-of-month, total 59,363,702 73,200,066
EFFERVESCENT WINES (BULK AND BOTTLED)
Produced 2,217,955 2,005,078 10,711,640 10,311,650
Bottled 1,469,406 1,786,332 8,396,018 9,184,891
Taxable withdrawals:
Artificially carbonated 12,535 13,887 70,578 111,029
Naturally carbonated 1,113,834 1,007,764 8,256,244 7,661,131
Taxable withdrawals, total 1,126,369 1,021,651 8,326,822 7,772,160
Tax-free, export 58,389 67,223 600,556 596,012
Withdrawals, total 1,184,758 1,088,874 8,927,378 8,368,172
Stocks end-of-month 10,408,552 14,882,935
SPECIAL NATURAL WINES
VERMOUTH:
Production 18,996 250,435 1,006,071 752,657
Taxable withdrawals 117,383 182,066 890,990 1,447,047
Stocks end-of-month 910,872 1,831,359
OTHER SPECIAL NATURAL WINE
Production:
Not over l4% alcohol 86,738 1,399,483 4,362,422 8,641,957
Over l4% alcohol 211,944 415,374 1,734,594 4,053,844
Artificially carbonated 24 21,434 29,442 75,048
Naturally carbonated 16,065 450 115,436 34,693
Total 314,771 1,836,741 6,241,894 12,805,542
Taxable withdrawals:
Not over l4% alcohol 49,561 1,121,022 3,827,921 8,300,452
Over l4% alcohol 269,091 344,105 2,243,370 3,964,204
Artificially carbonated 57 5,864 10,213 44,752
Naturally carbonated 7,704 723 73,176 106,152
Total 326,413 1,471,714 6,154,680 12,415,560
Stocks end-of-month:
Not over l4% alcohol 124,775 1,656,586
Over l4% alcohol 453,418 1,061,816
Artificially carbonated 401 31,747
Naturally carbonated 86,655 1,696
Total 665,249 2,751,845
27 CFR 24.218 Wines (Wine Coolers)
Production 5,406,528 2,891,697 23,296,980 27,033,143
Taxable withdrawals 4,082,500 2,498,529 15,843,071 17,292,796
Stocks end-of-month 8,675,697 7,037,049
DISTILLING MATERIAL
Production: California 1,520,660 4,546,818 13,593,853 29,844,329
Florida 0 0 736 540
Others 0 0 249 0
Removed to distilled spirits plants 2,278,714 5,432,172 19,820,162 33,576,878
VINEGAR STOCKS
Removed to vinegar plants 0 84,697 72,576 1,422,867

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.

 

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
Arizona 1,551 0 0 28,257 340 0 0 0
Arkansas 520 0 0 147,535 51,847 0 0 0
California 2,251,181 42,960 16,135 184,118,789 17,558,721 6,365 112,432 864,128
Colorado 2,775 1,448 0 41,252 375 0 0 0
Connecticut 2,195 0 0 33,882 0 0 0 0
Florida 235 0 0 30,896 1,357 0 0 0
Georgia 136,070 4,024 550 266,824 166,289 331 220 118
Idaho 9,798 0 0 66,545 0 0 0 0
Illinois 3,622 0 0 30,292 6,099 0 0 0
Indiana 7,904 0 0 54,036 2,224 0 0 0
Kentucky 99,637 0 6 57,311 203,592 0 0 0
Maine 723 0 0 2,767 0 0 0 0
Maryland 2,760 0 0 25,858 4,830 0 0 0
Massachusetts 4,304 0 0 42,814 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 1,680 0 0 13,927 0 0 0 0
Missouri 3,978 0 5,496 93,929 15,563 0 0 0
New Jersey 105,805 0 0 67,768 1,774 164 24 174
New Mexico 200 0 0 79,457 730 0 0 0
New York 4,565,417 571 3,886 8,187,670 6,985,147 12,136 2,960 40,508
North Carolina 31,935 34 0 37,506 1,035 0 0 0
Ohio 53,064 8,186 1,740 523,946 202,571 0 1,564 5,766
Oregon 95,190 1,488 0 833,228 2,459 0 0 0
Pennsylvania 19,574 0 0 205,863 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 2,015 0 0 74,668 0 0 0 0
Texas 1,909 12,649 0 309,684 6,904 0 0 0
Vermont 157,741 0 0 106,772 0 0 0 0
Virginia 503 0 0 186,426 1,507 0 0 0
Washington 28,991 554,756 0 2,826,544 15,646 0 0 0
Wisconsin 21,446 0 0 31,765 55 0 0 0
Others 2/ 22,470 6,427 0 225,278 9,063 0 183 178
Total 7,635,193 632,543 27,813 198,751,489 25,238,128 18,996 117,383 910,872

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
California 219,301 195,376 536,977 2,034,280 0 200 6,835,291
Michigan 0 271 1,944 0 0 0 10,167
Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,277
New Jersey 0 57 26 0 0 0 2,643
New Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 38,872
New York 93,520 127,331 110,582 174,055 0 0 416,992
Ohio 12 894 3,711 399 0 0 10,892
Oregon 0 17 126 0 0 0 121,757
Pennsylvania 419 650 5,897 848 0 0 2,627
Washington 0 0 0 1,817 0 0 164,463
Wisconsin 1,179 1,695 2,248 0 0 0 837
Others 2/ 340 122 3,738 6,556 0 0 61,584
Total 314,771 326,413 665,249 2,217,955 0 200 7,669,402

 

Bottled Wine 
Gallons 
By State

Still Wines

Effervescent Wines