Kansas Wine Industry

Kansas
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 Kansas wine industry generated over $1 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 Kansas.

Kansas Wine Industry Highlights

Total
Output

The wine industry generates close to $1.26 billion in total economic activity in the State of Kansas, 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 Kansas wine industry includes a total of 45 wine producers¹ as well as 52 acres of vineyards.

Job
Creation

The Kansas wine industry directly employs as many as 5,024 people, and generates an additional 1,579 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, 8,684 jobs are created and supported by the wine industry.

Wage
Generation

The Kansas wine industry provides good jobs, paying an average of $41,800 in annual wages and benefits. The total wages generated by direct, indirect, and induced economic activity driven by the wine industry are $363.15 million.

Tourist
Activity

The Kansas wine industry is a major magnet for tourists and tourism-driven expenses. Kansas’ “wine country” regions generates 22800 tourist visits and $7.73 million in annual tourism expenditures, benefiting local economies and tax bases.

Tax
Revenue

The Kansas wine industry generates sizeable tax revenues on the local, state, and national levels. In 2022, the industry will pay nearly $26.74 million in state and local taxes, and $50.69 million in federal taxes for a total of $77.43 million. In addition, the industry generates approximately $2.49 million federal consumption taxes and $41.50 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 Kansas Wine Industry in 2022

Direct Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Winery 153 $ 4,558,900 $ 49,739,500
Vineyard 7 $ 233,500 $ 756,100
Wholesale 168 $ 12,757,500 $ 48,743,000
Retail 4,587 $ 124,728,400 $ 301,488,800
Association 12 $ 915,300 $ 2,508,400
Research and Education 4 $ 302,600 $ 809,100
Tourism 93 $ 2,055,400 $ 5,871,400
Total Direct Impact 5,024 $ 145,551,600 $ 409,916,300
Supplier Impact JobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 178 $ 10,150,400 $ 40,992,900
Business and Personal Services 471 $ 34,370,100 $ 68,671,900
Construction Jobs 12 $ 681,200 $ 2,555,900
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 273 $ 13,477,300 $ 76,195,900
Government 31 $ 2,774,300 $ 6,144,600
Manufacturing 203 $ 15,052,600 $ 102,563,700
Mining 25 $ 1,166,900 $ 9,670,200
Other - $ - $ -
Retailing 29 $ 994,600 $ 3,083,200
Transportation and Communication 204 $ 15,487,300 $ 53,001,700
Travel and Entertainment 84 $ 2,022,600 $ 4,783,800
Wholesaling 69 $ 5,544,900 $ 18,878,500
Total Supplier Impact 1,579 $ 101,722,200 $ 386,542,300
Induced Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 179 $ 12,136,600 $ 46,828,600
Business and Personal Services 661 $ 37,667,400 $ 72,937,700
Construction 12 $ 641,000 $ 2,477,900
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 336 $ 20,286,800 $ 118,278,100
Government 18 $ 1,473,600 $ 4,519,800
Manufacturing 208 $ 15,599,900 $ 127,076,100
Mining 21 $ 946,700 $ 8,179,100
Other 46 $ 1,726,300 $ 2,658,100
Retailing 217 $ 6,842,100 $ 20,530,800
Transportation and Communication 110 $ 8,974,300 $ 31,625,800
Travel and Entertainment 228 $ 5,699,200 $ 15,458,500
Wholesaling 45 $ 3,887,100 $ 14,513,300
Total Induce Economic Impact 2,081 $ 115,881,000 $ 465,083,800
Total Economic Impact
Total Jobs 8,684
Total Wages $ 363,154,800
Total Output $ 1,261,542,400
Tourism Impact
Visits 22,763
Tourists6,914
Spending $7,725,000
Grape and Wine Production
Winery Count 45
Vineyard Acres 52
Taxes
Federal Excise Taxes $ 2,491,100
State Excise Taxes $ 858,400
Sales Tax $ -
Control State Markups $ -
Other Taxes $ 40,644,300
Total Consumption Taxes $ 43,993,800
Federal Consumption Taxes $ 2,491,100
State Consumption Taxes $ 41,502,700
Federal Business Taxes $ 50,691,800
State Business Taxes $ 26,740,900
Total Business Taxes $ 77,432,700
Total Federal Business and Consumption Taxes $ 53,182,900
Total State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 68,243,600
Total Federal and State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 121,426,500

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