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Growing Conditions Report

The Growing Conditions Report, produced in cooperation with Pacific Geodata, Picovale Weather Service, Michael Wolf Vineyard Services and Duckhorn Wine Company, contains maps, tables, and graphs depicting regional Napa climate data and provides a countywide overview of general growing conditions.

Wages & Benefits Survey

The Napa Valley Wages & Benefits Survey, gathers information on vineyard labor practices and compensation. The purpose of the survey is to collect the information and re-distribute it to all participating grower and vineyard managers to be used as a tool to effectively compensate their vineyard workers.

Grape Crush Report

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Services Grape Crush Report includes all grape tonnage crushed during the previous year's season; it also includes purchased tonnage and pricing information for grapes with final prices prior to January 10 of the current year.

Napa County Crop Report 

The Napa County Agricultural Commissioner’s office publishes its annual agricultural report in April, which summarizes the value of agricultural production in the county and highlights trends such as sustainable practices and other local initiatives.  All NVG Member receive a copy.

Cost Studies

NVG regularly develops Cost Studies in conjunction with the University of California Cooperative Extension, which assess sample costs to establish and produce winegrapes in the Napa Valley.  These studies can be used to make production decisions, determine potential returns, prepare budgets, and evaluate production loans, and are distributed to all NVG members-only.

Hang Time Study

The Hang Time Study was a trial designed to study the effects of extended ripening (hang time) on yields of Cabernet Sauvignon in the Napa Valley.  Data were collected during 2005 and 2006.