The Wine Industry’s Voice In Washington DC
What We Do
WineAmerica works tirelessly to improve legislation regulating winemaking, sales and distribution. We serve as your eyes and ears in the nation’s capital, monitoring the issues that impact your business.
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In 2022, WineAmerica commissioned a leading economics firm, John Dunham & Associates of New York City, to conduct a national economic impact study of the American wine industry, including a state-by-state breakdown.
The study reveals that the US wine industry has an economic impact of over $276 billion per year.
You can use the data in this special report on the wine industry’s economic impact in 2022 for your business needs.
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Oklahoma Wine Country Wine production was significant in the 1920’s in Oklahoma, which then suffered the double whammy of Prohibition followed by the Dust Bowl of the 1930’s. Today’s wineries produce a wide range of wines from different species of grape along with various fruits and honey. The Oklahoma Grape Industry Council provides education and … Read more
Clouds on the Horizon With 40+ years in the wine industry, I’ve seen lots of ups and downs, starting in the early 1980’s when the New York grape industry was in a severe economic crisis. But then American wine consumption enjoyed a long, steady growth curve occasionally disrupted by the 2008 stock market crash, the … Read more
In 1860, Ohio was the nation’s largest wine producer thanks largely to the Catawba grape introduced by Nicolas Longworth in 1825, two years after he planted the Alexander and Isabella varieties. As in all other states, the Ohio wine industry was wiped out by Prohibition, but eventually bounced back to its current status as one … Read more