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Ione, CA 95640
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Wine Facts by the Ton, Barrel, Bottle & Vine

Wine Facts

Just 1/4 acre of land can have approximately 140 vines planted on it and can produce around one ton of grapes.

One ton of grapes
= 2000 pounds
= 2-3 barrels of wine
= 160 gallons
= 64 cases
= 762 bottles
= 3,048 glasses
 
One barrel of wine
= 740 pounds of grapes
= 59 gallons of wine
= 23.6 cases
= 283 bottles
= 1,132 glasses

One case of wine
= 31.2 pounds of grapes
= 2.5 gallons
= 12 bottles
= 48 glasses

One bottle of wine
= 2.6 pounds of grapes
= four glasses
 
  One vine
= 14.8 pounds of grapes
= 5.9 bottles of wine
= 22.5 glasses

Wine Quotes

"I have enjoyed great health at a great age because everyday since I can remember, I have consumed a bottle of wine except when I have not felt well. Then I have consumed two bottles." --- Attributed to a Bishop of Seville

"Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy." --- Benjamin Franklin

"Wine is sunlight, held together by water." --- Galileo Galilei

"The discovery of a good wine is increasingly better for mankind than the discovery of a new star." --- Leonardo da Vinci

Never understood a single word he said but I helped him drink his wine…and he always had some mighty fine wine.
--- 3 Dog Night

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