California Acreage Statistics: Rhone Grape Varieties

Grape Varietal Name2000 Total Acreage2005 Total Acreage2010 Total Acreage2015 Total Acreage2015 Non- Bearing Acres
White Grapes     
Grenache Blanc n/a (<50) 10126633371
Marsanne 57 691151318
Roussanne 194 17736234720
Viognier 17772217 2993296964
Red Grapes     
Carignan 7177 39863393269310
Cinsaut 131 129118734
Counoise n/a (<50) n/a (<50)52531
Grenache 11462 757861705435141 
Mourvedre 605 853939103435
Petite Sirah 3682 60937999102381179
Syrah 12699 182571928318063405
Information for the principal Rhone varietals has been excerpted from the USDA Grape Acreage Report. Only grapes with more than 50 total acres are included in the report.