December 15, 2020 | by Lisa Mattson

If there’s one thing we can all attest to after a year like 2020, it’s that wine is essential in good times and in bad. Smooth reds and crisp whites may have been the saving grace for most Americans while we were (and many still are) sequestered at home. Some say it was the “glue” that held this year together and by the looks of our vinous data this year, we can’t argue the sentiment.

With the winter holidays approaching, it’s time to crunch our end-of-year sales numbers. A few years ago, we decided to start sharing this data with our fans. So in the spirit of fun competition, here’s our latest chart of U.S. wine consumption by state, which ranks who drank the most Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon and Jordan Chardonnay in 2020. Past wine consumption reports for 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 follow in descending order.

How did your home state do? Did you move up or down in the rankings compared to last year? One of the big winners again this year is Texas, which moved up to first place in the most chardonnay purchased in 2020, stepping ahead of the golden state. New Jersey impressed us this year and moved up from sixth place all the way to second place in chardonnay, beating California too. Florida emerged from fifth place in the most cabernet sauvignon purchased in 2020 to a bronze medal winner–third place overall, stepping ahead of New York and New Jersey. Nicely done, Floridians! Massachusetts swept Illinois and Colorado this year and landed in sixth place in the most cabernet sauvignon purchased category. Observations on which states had the most significant changes are included in each ranking list, so be sure to see if your home state made a big move.

The figures included are based on total cases sold from January 1-November 30. (December numbers won’t be available until mid-January). Thank you for supporting Jordan and making the best out of such a whirlwind of a year. We look forward to toasting with our fans in person soon–and until then, here’s to a brighter 2021!

Map showing Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon wine cases purchased by state

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon U.S. Wine Consumption by State 2020

Observations from 2019 to 2020: California held on to first place whereas Texas and Florida made some impressive moves on the cabernet sauvignon chart. Texas stepped ahead of New York to take second place as Florida surpassed New Jersey and New York to take the bronze medal. Massachusetts took the reigns and jumped ahead two spots from 2019, landing in sixth place. Nevada, Michigan, Minnesota slipped a couple spots on the chart where we saw impressive gains in Utah, Alabama and Arkansas. Pennsylvania took a deep dive from #26 in 2019 to #39 in 2020–we saw similar drops in D.C., Hawaii and Oklahoma. Stay strong, we still have the rest of winter to enjoy a nice glass of cabernet sauvignon.

  1. California

  2. Texas

  3. Florida

  4. New Jersey

  5. New York

  6. Massachusetts

  7. Illinois

  8. Colorado

  9. Georgia

  10. Nevada

  11. Connecticut

  12. Arizona

  13. Virginia

  14. North Carolina

  15. Missouri

  16. Louisiana

  17. Michigan

  18. Ohio

  19. Tennessee

  20. Utah

  21. South Carolina

  22. Arkansas

  23. Maryland

  24. Minnesota

  25. Washington

  26. Oregon

  27. Alabama

  28. Hawaii

  29. Wisconsin

  30. Rhode Island

  31. Kentucky

  32. Indiana

  33. Washington, D.C.

  34. Kansas

  35. Oklahoma

  36. Idaho

  37. Mississippi

  38. Wyoming

  39. Pennsylvania

  40. Delaware

  41. New Hampshire

  42. Nebraska

  43. Montana

  44. North Dakota

  45. New Mexico

  46. West Virginia

  47. Alaska

  48. Iowa

  49. South Dakota

  50. Vermont

  51. Maine

Map showing Jordan Chardonnay wine cases purchased by state

Jordan Chardonnay U.S. Wine Consumption by State 2020

Observations from 2019 to 2020: Texas and New Jersey are the big chardonnay winners this year. Texas and New Jersey both overthrew California’s crown–moving the golden state down from first place all the way down to third. Impressive work, Texas and New Jersey. And here’s to taking back gold in 2021, California! Florida held strong in fourth place where Massachusetts, Georgia, Colorado, Minnesota and South Carolina rose multiple spots on the chart. Nice job! New York, Nevada, Louisiana, Hawaii and North Carolina slipped in their chardonnay rankings. The good news: We’re celebrating our 40th anniversary vintage of Jordan Chardonnay in August 2021 and it’ll be a summer sipper you won’t want to miss out on.

  1. Texas

  2. New Jersey

  3. California

  4. Florida

  5. Massachusetts

  6. New York

  7. Colorado

  8. Georgia

  9. Illinois

  10. Nevada

  11. Arizona

  12. Connecticut

  13. Virginia

  14. South Carolina

  15. Louisiana

  16. Missouri

  17. Michigan

  18. Rhode Island

  19. North Carolina

  20. Hawaii

  21. Washington

  22. Minnesota

  23. Indiana

  24. Utah

  25. Ohio

  26. Alabama

  27. Tennessee

  28. Maryland

  29. Oregon

  30. Arkansas

  31. Idaho

  32. New Hampshire

  33. Washington, D.C.

  34. Wisconsin

  35. Mississippi

  36. Wyoming

  37. Oklahoma

  38. Kansas

  39. Delaware

  40. Kentucky

  41. Pennsylvania

  42. New Mexico

  43. Montana

  44. Nebraska

  45. North Dakota

  46. Iowa

  47. Alaska

  48. West Virginia

  49. South Dakota

  50. Vermont

  51. Maine

Map of how much Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon was drank by state

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon U.S. Wine Consumption by State 2019

Observations from the previous year: The battle for runner-up continues, with Texas ousting New York to take back the number 2 spot—which New York took from the Longhorn State in 2018. Nevada and Illinois continue to fight for sixth and seventh place, with Nevada gaining the upper hand this year. Same for Connecticut and Arizona trading the 11th and 12th rankings. Big winners for the year are Tennessee, Utah, Arkansas, Washington and Mississippi, who all jumped several spots in Jordan wine consumption. Virginia, Ohio, Oregon and Washington posted disappointing numbers compared to 2018—each dropped 3-6 spots.  Good thing our 40th anniversary vintage of Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon releases in 2020. It’s definitely one to uncork. 

  1. California

  2. Texas

  3. New Jersey

  4. New York

  5. Florida

  6. Nevada

  7. Illinois

  8. Massachusetts

  9. Colorado

  10. Georgia

  11. Connecticut

  12. Arizona

  13. North Carolina

  14.  Tennessee

  15. Louisiana

  16. Missouri

  17. Virginia

  18. Hawaii

  19. Ohio

  20. Michigan

  21. Minnesota

  22. South Carolina

  23. Utah

  24. District of Columbia

  25. Arkansas

  26. Washington

  27. Indiana

  28. Mississippi

  29. Maryland

  30. Oregon

  31. Alabama

  32.  Rhode Island

  33. Kansas

  34. Wyoming

  35. Wisconsin

  36. Kentucky

  37. Pennsylvania

  38. Oklahoma

  39. Idaho

  40. Nebraska

  41. New Mexico

  42. Montana

  43. Iowa

  44. Delaware

  45. North Dakota

  46. Alaska

  47. West Virginia

  48. New Hampshire

  49.  Vermont

  50. South Dakota

  51. Maine

Map of how much Jordan Chardonnay was drank by state

Jordan Chardonnay U.S. Wine Consumption by State 2019

Observations from 2018 to 2019: While there were no changes in the top four, Massachusetts moved up to number five, overtaking New Jersey, and Georgia moved to two spots to number 8, knocking Colorado—John Jordan’s home state—back to number 10. Missouri, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Utah, Arkansas, Indiana, Wyoming, Kansas, New Hampshire, Alaska and Vermont also rose multiple spots on the chart. Thank you!  Chardonnay lovers in Connecticut, Virginia, North Carolina, Minnesota, Alabama, Oregon, New Mexico, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Iowa and Delaware need to start drinking; your states slipped in the ranking with Alabama and Oregon both dropping seven spots. Have you moved onto Grenache Blanc or Sauvignon Blanc? 

  1. California

  2. Texas

  3. Florida

  4. New York

  5. Massachusetts

  6. New Jersey

  7. Nevada

  8. Georgia

  9. Illinois

  10. Colorado

  11. Arizona

  12. Louisiana

  13.  Hawaii

  14. Missouri

  15. Connecticut

  16.  South Carolina

  17. Virginia

  18. North Carolina

  19. Michigan

  20. Minnesota

  21. District of Columbia

  22. Ohio

  23. Rhode Island

  24. Utah

  25. Washington

  26. Tennessee

  27. Arkansas

  28. Indiana

  29. Alabama

  30. Maryland

  31. Oklahoma

  32. Mississippi

  33. Wyoming

  34. Oregon

  35. Kansas

  36. New Hampshire

  37. Kentucky

  38. New Mexico

  39. Wisconsin

  40. Pennsylvania

  41. Montana

  42.  Alaska

  43. Delaware

  44. Idaho

  45. Nebraska

  46. Iowa

  47. Vermont

  48. West Virginia

  49.  North Dakota

  50. South Dakota

  51. Maine

Which States Drank the Most Jordan Cabernet and Chardonnay in 2018

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Map: Who Drank the Most by State 2018

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon U.S. Wine Consumption by State 2018

Observations on changes from 2017 to 2018: New York ousted Texas for the number 2 ranking! Virginia jumped seven spots, Massachusetts and Nevada traded places in the top 10 and Nebraska moved up four spots on the list. Arizona also inched up two spots, while Hawaii and Wisconsin moved down four spots.

  1. California

  2. New York

  3. Texas

  4. New Jersey

  5. Florida

  6. Illinois

  7. Nevada

  8. Massachusetts

  9. Colorado

  10. Georgia

  11. Arizona

  12. Connecticut

  13. Virginia

  14. North Carolina

  15. Ohio

  16. Louisiana

  17. Missouri

  18. Tennessee

  19. Hawaii

  20. Michigan

  21. Minnesota

  22. South Carolina

  23. District of Columbia

  24. Oregon

  25. Indiana

  26. Pennsylvania

  27. Utah

  28. Maryland

  29. Arkansas

  30. Wisconsin

  31. Washington

  32. Alabama

  33. Rhode Island

  34. Mississippi

  35. Kansas

  36. Wyoming

  37. Kentucky

  38. Idaho

  39. New Mexico

  40. Oklahoma

  41. Nebraska

  42. Montana

  43. North Dakota

  44. Iowa

  45. Delaware

  46. West Virginia

  47. Alaska

  48. New Hampshire

  49. Maine

  50. Vermont

  51. South Dakota

Jordan Chardonnay Map: Who Drank the Most by State 2018

Jordan Chardonnay U.S. Wine Consumption by State 2018

Observations on changes from 2017 to 2018: Oklahoma was the bigger winner, jumping seven spots, but both Connecticut and Alabama gained an impressive five, and Washington state climbed four spots. Nevada and Illinois traded spots in the top 10. Chardonnay lovers in New Hampshire and Nebraska need to start drinking–your states both slipped four spots in the ranking.

  1. California

  2. Texas

  3. Florida

  4. New York

  5. New Jersey

  6. Massachusetts

  7. Nevada

  8. Colorado

  9. Illinois

  10. Georgia

  11. Arizona

  12. Connecticut

  13. Louisiana

  14. Hawaii

  15. Virginia

  16. North Carolina

  17. Missouri

  18. Minnesota

  19. Michigan

  20. South Carolina

  21. District of Columbia

  22. Alabama

  23. Ohio

  24. Washington

  25. Rhode Island

  26. Tennessee

  27. Oregon

  28. Utah

  29. Oklahoma

  30. Maryland

  31. Indiana

  32. Arkansas

  33. Mississippi

  34. New Mexico

  35. Wisconsin

  36. Pennsylvania

  37. Kentucky

  38. Wyoming

  39. Kansas

  40. Delaware

  41. Iowa

  42. Idaho

  43. Montana

  44. New Hampshire

  45. Nebraska

  46. Maine

  47. Alaska

  48. South Dakota

  49. North Dakota

  50. Vermont

  51. West Virginia

Which States Drank the Most Jordan Cabernet and Chardonnay in 2017

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Case Consumption by State Map

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon U.S. Wine Consumption by State 2017:

  1. California

  2. Texas

  3. New York

  4. New Jersey

  5. Florida

  6. Illinois

  7. Massachusetts

  8. Nevada

  9. Colorado

  10. Georgia

  11. North Carolina

  12. Connecticut

  13. Arizona

  14.  Minnesota

  15. Hawaii

  16. Louisiana

  17. Ohio

  18. Michigan

  19. Missouri

  20. Virginia

  21. Tennessee

  22. South Carolina

  23. Oregon

  24. District Colombia

  25. Pennsylvania

  26. Wisconsin

  27. Indiana

  28. Washington

  29. Maryland

  30. Arkansas

  31. Utah

  32. Alabama

  33. Rhode Island

  34. Mississippi

  35. Kansas

  36. Wyoming

  37. Oklahoma

  38. Kentucky

  39. New Mexico

  40. Idaho

  41. Montana

  42. Delaware

  43. Alaska

  44. Nebraska

  45. North Dakota

  46. Iowa

  47. New Hampshire

  48. West Virginia

  49. Vermont

  50. South Dakota

  51. Maine (N/A)

 

Jordan Chardonnay Case Consumption by State Map

Jordan Chardonnay U.S. Wine Consumption by State 2017:

  1. California

  2. Texas

  3. Florida

  4. New York

  5. New Jersey

  6. Massachusetts

  7. Illinois

  8. Colorado

  9. Nevada

  10. Georgia

  11. Arizona

  12. Hawaii

  13. Louisiana

  14. Missouri

  15. Connecticut

  16. Virginia

  17. North Carolina

  18. Minnesota

  19. Michigan

  20. South Carolina

  21. District of Colombia

  22. Rhode Island

  23. Tennessee

  24. Indiana

  25. Ohio

  26. Alabama

  27. Oregon

  28. Washington

  29. Maryland

  30. New Mexico

  31. Utah

  32. Mississippi

  33. Arkansas

  34. Kansas

  35. Wisconsin

  36. Oklahoma

  37. Wyoming

  38. Pennsylvania

  39. Delaware

  40. Kentucky

  41. New Hampshire

  42. Nebraska

  43. Idaho

  44. Montana

  45. Alaska

  46. Iowa

  47. North Dakota

  48. West Virginia

  49. Vermont

  50. South Dakota

  51. Maine (N/A)

 

Which States Drank the Most Jordan Cabernet and Chardonnay in 2016

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Consumption Ranking by State (DC included):

  1. California

  2. Texas

  3. New York

  4. New Jersey

  5. Florida

  6. Illinois

  7. Massachusetts

  8. Nevada

  9. Colorado

  10. Georgia

  11. Connecticut

  12. Arizona

  13. North Carolina

  14. Louisiana

  15. Virginia

  16. Missouri

  17. Ohio

  18. Minnesota

  19. Michigan

  20. Hawaii

  21. Tennessee

  22. Oregon

  23. South Carolina

  24. Indiana

  25. District Colombia

  26. Wisconsin

  27. Pennsylvania

  28. Maryland

  29. Arkansas

  30. Alabama

  31. Washington

  32. Rhode Island

  33. Utah

  34. Mississippi

  35. Kentucky

  36. Kansas

  37. Wyoming

  38. Idaho

  39. New Mexico

  40. Oklahoma

  41. Nebraska

  42. Iowa

  43. Montana

  44. Alaska

  45. Delaware

  46. New Hampshire

  47. North Dakota

  48. West Virginia

  49. Vermont

  50. Maine

  51. South Dakota

Jordan Chardonnay Consumption Ranking by State (DC included):

  1. California

  2. Texas

  3. New York

  4. Florida

  5. New Jersey

  6. Massachusetts

  7. Illinois

  8. Nevada

  9. Colorado

  10. Georgia

  11. Arizona

  12. Connecticut

  13. North Carolina

  14. Louisiana

  15. Virginia

  16. Missouri

  17. Hawaii

  18. Minnesota

  19. Ohio

  20. Michigan

  21. Tennessee

  22. South Carolina

  23. Oregon

  24. District of Colombia

  25. Indiana

  26. Alabama

  27. Maryland

  28. Rhode Island

  29. Washington

  30. Arkansas

  31. Wisconsin

  32. Pennsylvania

  33. Utah

  34. Kansas

  35. Mississippi

  36. Kentucky

  37. Wyoming

  38. New Mexico

  39. Oklahoma

  40. Idaho

  41. Iowa

  42. Delaware

  43. Nebraska

  44. Montana

  45. Alaska

  46. New Hampshire

  47. North Dakota

  48. West Virginia

  49. Vermont

  50. Maine

  51. South Dakota