Nevada Wine Industry

Nevada
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 Nevada wine industry generated over $3.5 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 Nevada.

Nebraska Wine Industry Highlights

Total
Output

The wine industry generates close to $3.54 billion in total economic activity in the State of Nevada, 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 Nevada wine industry includes a total of 10 wine producers¹ as well as 92 acres of vineyards.

Job
Creation

The Nevada wine industry directly employs as many as 15,045 people, and generates an additional 3,987 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, 24,650 jobs are created and supported by the wine industry.

Wage
Generation

The Nevada wine industry provides good jobs, paying an average of $50,300 in annual wages and benefits. The total wages generated by direct, indirect, and induced economic activity driven by the wine industry are $1.24 billion.

Tourist
Activity

The Nevada wine industry is a major magnet for tourists and tourism-driven expenses. Nevada’s “wine country” regions generates 6500 tourist visits and $2.22 million in annual tourism expenditures, benefiting local economies and tax bases.

Tax
Revenue

The Nevada wine industry generates sizeable tax revenues on the local, state, and national levels. In 2022, the industry will pay nearly $230.29 million in state and local taxes, and $291.72 million in federal taxes for a total of $522.00 million. In addition, the industry generates approximately $11.13 million federal consumption taxes and $132.52 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 Nevada Wine Industry in 2022

Direct Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Winery 37 $ 1,134,700 $ 10,833,400
Vineyard 7 $ 209,000 $ 822,600
Wholesale 674 $ 58,672,900 $ 213,845,600
Retail 14,306 $ 561,262,100 $ 1,467,010,400
Association - $ - $ -
Research and Education 2 $ 167,500 $ 405,600
Tourism 19 $ 647,300 $ 1,685,600
Total Direct Impact 15,045 $ 622,093,500 $ 1,694,603,200
Supplier Impact JobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 38 $ 564,400 $ 2,536,800
Business and Personal Services 1,852 $ 141,871,000 $ 278,994,300
Construction Jobs 35 $ 2,529,800 $ 10,463,600
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 697 $ 24,102,700 $ 155,297,600
Government 73 $ 8,167,000 $ 15,886,200
Manufacturing 111 $ 8,054,100 $ 39,967,600
Mining 27 $ 2,882,700 $ 14,499,400
Other - $ - $ -
Retailing 57 $ 2,614,100 $ 7,461,100
Transportation and Communication 652 $ 56,716,100 $ 184,692,500
Travel and Entertainment 305 $ 11,710,100 $ 30,450,400
Wholesaling 140 $ 14,392,000 $ 46,057,200
Total Supplier Impact 3,987 $ 273,604,000 $ 786,306,700
Induced Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 20 $ 593,400 $ 2,493,400
Business and Personal Services 2,304 $ 164,110,700 $ 309,305,900
Construction 40 $ 2,872,300 $ 11,592,700
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 809 $ 32,471,600 $ 288,792,200
Government 56 $ 6,400,000 $ 17,390,800
Manufacturing 100 $ 7,524,200 $ 40,721,200
Mining 13 $ 1,327,600 $ 6,987,000
Other 128 $ 6,212,700 $ 8,647,200
Retailing 834 $ 36,327,000 $ 100,242,200
Transportation and Communication 454 $ 40,481,300 $ 143,887,600
Travel and Entertainment 693 $ 26,376,500 $ 68,500,800
Wholesaling 167 $ 18,293,500 $ 64,965,700
Total Induced Economic Impact 5,618 $ 342,990,800 $ 1,063,526,700
Total Economic Impact
Total Jobs 24,650
Total Wages $ 1,238,688,300
Total Output $ 3,544,436,600
Tourism Impact
Visits 6,535
Tourists1,985
Spending $2,217,800
Grape and Wine Production
Winery Count 10
Vineyard Acres 92
Taxes
Federal Excise Taxes $ 11,134,800
State Excise Taxes $ 8,952,300
Sales Tax $ 123,570,600
Control State Markups $ -
Other Taxes $ -
Total Consumption Taxes $ 143,657,700
Federal Consumption Taxes $ 11,134,800
State Consumption Taxes $ 132,522,900
Federal Business Taxes $ 291,717,400
State Business Taxes $ 230,285,900
Total Business Taxes $ 522,003,300
Total Federal Business and Consumption Taxes $ 302,852,200
Total State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 362,808,800
Total Federal and State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 665,661,000

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