Indiana Wine Industry

Indiana
Economic Impact Study
2022

WineAmerica, the National Association of American Wineries in Washington, commissioned a 2022 National Economic Impact Study of the Wine Industry by John Dunham & Associates. The study shows that the Indiana wine industry generated over $3 billion for the American economy in 2022. Since all 50 states produce and consume wine, the study includes detailed data for each state. Below is the information for Indiana.

Indiana Wine Industry Highlights

Total
Output

The wine industry generates close to $3.26 billion in total economic activity in the State of Indiana, dramatically illustrating that wine is the ultimate value-added beverage. The broader economic impact flows throughout the state, generating business for firms seemingly unrelated to the wine industry. Real people, with real jobs, working in industries as varied as farming, banking, accounting, manufacturing, packaging, transportation, printing, and advertising depend on the wine industry for their livelihoods.

State
Reach

The Indiana wine industry includes a total of 96 wine producers¹ as well as 21 acres of vineyards.

Job
Creation

The Indiana wine industry directly employs as many as 12,084 people, and generates an additional 4,232 jobs in supplier and ancillary industries which supply goods and services to the industry, and whose sales depend on the wine industry’s economic activity. Ultimately, 21,799 jobs are created and supported by the wine industry.

Wage
Generation

The Indiana wine industry provides good jobs, paying an average of $43,700 in annual wages and benefits. The total wages generated by direct, indirect, and induced economic activity driven by the wine industry are $952.28 million.

Tourist
Activity

The Indiana wine industry is a major magnet for tourists and tourism-driven expenses. Indiana’s “wine country” regions generates 180500 tourist visits and $61.25 million in annual tourism expenditures, benefiting local economies and tax bases.

Tax
Revenue

The Indiana wine industry generates sizeable tax revenues on the local, state, and national levels. In 2022, the industry will pay nearly $81.90 million in state and local taxes, and $130.39 million in federal taxes for a total of $212.29 million. In addition, the industry generates approximately $13.56 million federal consumption taxes and $104.30 million in state consumption taxes which include excise and sales taxes.

1 – Throughout this study, the winery count refers to the number of winery facilities. A single winery may have multiple facilities throughout the state or country. Each of these facilities is included in the winery count.

Economic Impact of the Indiana Wine Industry in 2022

Direct Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Winery 508 $ 16,376,200 $ 154,877,300
Vineyard 6 $ 72,100 $ 362,400
Wholesale 742 $ 59,991,700 $ 212,559,700
Retail 10,161 $ 270,789,800 $ 664,774,100
Association 4 $ 297,300 $ 821,600
Research and Education 4 $ 324,400 $ 1,064,900
Tourism 659 $ 17,680,600 $ 46,552,200
Total Direct Impact 12,084 $ 365,532,100 $ 1,081,012,200
Supplier Impact JobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 191 $ 4,964,400 $ 32,120,800
Business and Personal Services 1,320 $ 85,346,200 $ 170,458,900
Construction Jobs 34 $ 2,010,600 $ 7,616,400
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 618 $ 43,295,000 $ 160,842,600
Government 86 $ 7,846,700 $ 14,149,700
Manufacturing 834 $ 65,443,800 $ 392,784,400
Mining 16 $ 1,248,700 $ 6,958,700
Other - $ - $ -
Retailing 74 $ 2,620,900 $ 7,418,000
Transportation and Communication 641 $ 43,615,900 $ 152,025,900
Travel and Entertainment 212 $ 5,781,500 $ 13,507,900
Wholesaling 206 $ 16,574,200 $ 52,895,400
Total Supplier Impact 4,232 $ 278,747,900 $ 1,010,778,700
Induced Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 171 $ 5,529,700 $ 31,934,400
Business and Personal Services 2,006 $ 116,263,700 $ 223,234,100
Construction 33 $ 1,800,900 $ 6,955,500
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 660 $ 44,681,500 $ 248,570,400
Government 50 $ 4,046,200 $ 11,182,100
Manufacturing 689 $ 58,790,900 $ 400,649,100
Mining 8 $ 513,400 $ 3,406,300
Other 136 $ 5,210,800 $ 8,147,100
Retailing 631 $ 20,945,900 $ 58,523,800
Transportation and Communication 319 $ 22,835,600 $ 86,557,100
Travel and Entertainment 652 $ 16,481,600 $ 45,430,200
Wholesaling 128 $ 10,900,000 $ 39,430,300
Total Induced Economic Impact 5,483 $ 308,000,200 $ 1,164,020,400
Total Economic Impact
Total Jobs 21,799
Total Wages $ 952,280,200
Total Output $ 3,255,811,300
Tourism Impact
Visits 180,476
Tourists54,818
Spending $61,248,200
Grape and Wine Production
Winery Count 96
Vineyard Acres 21
Taxes
Federal Excise Taxes $ 13,561,100
State Excise Taxes $ 7,320,600
Sales Tax $ 96,981,000
Control State Markups $ -
Other Taxes $ -
Total Consumption Taxes $ 117,862,700
Federal Consumption Taxes $ 13,561,100
State Consumption Taxes $ 104,301,600
Federal Business Taxes $ 130,385,700
State Business Taxes $ 81,902,900
Total Business Taxes $ 212,288,600
Total Federal Business and Consumption Taxes $ 143,946,800
Total State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 186,204,500
Total Federal and State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 330,151,300

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