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My grapes from Cali. were less expensive last year, went down a few bucks a lug across the board.
 

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Northeast Pa. Lake Wallenpaupack Area of the Poconos
Same distance but from different directions. You'll like Gino Pinto. It always amazes me how the fruit can spend a month or so on a ship and still be of the high quality it is. This is especially true for the Chilean. I believe the S African is on a ship even longer.
 

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I help manage 20 acres / 60 tons of wine grapes in our community. We will be holding prices this year as we have a strong following and I think the buyers see the value. If we don’t sell out, then it might put some pressure on to reduce prices the following year. We sell between $1,600 -$1,900 per ton, depending on the grape variety.
 

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I help manage 20 acres / 60 tons of wine grapes in our community. We will be holding prices this year as we have a strong following and I think the buyers see the value. If we don’t sell out, then it might put some pressure on to reduce prices the following year. We sell between $1,600 -$1,900 per ton, depending on the grape variety.
I wouldn’t suspect a lot of downward pressure on the grape producers selling for under $1 / pound.
 

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For the past few years my local grapes have been $1.50 per lb no matter who I get them from. The nice thing is I can decide at harvest whether I want them or not and I get them the day they are harvested.
 

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