New York Wine Industry

New York
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 New York wine industry generated nearly $15 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 New York.

New York Wine Industry Highlights

Total
Output

The wine industry generates close to $14.93 billion in total economic activity in the State of New York, 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 New York wine industry includes a total of 470 wine producers¹ as well as 3,025 acres of vineyards.

Job
Creation

The New York wine industry directly employs as many as 54,583 people, and generates an additional 15,027 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, 92,731 jobs are created and supported by the wine industry.

Wage
Generation

The New York wine industry provides good jobs, paying an average of $60,800 in annual wages and benefits. The total wages generated by direct, indirect, and induced economic activity driven by the wine industry are $5.64 billion.

Tourist
Activity

The New York wine industry is a major magnet for tourists and tourism-driven expenses. New York’s “wine country” regions generates 5.63 million tourist visits and $1.91 billion in annual tourism expenditures, benefiting local economies and tax bases.

Tax
Revenue

The New York wine industry generates sizeable tax revenues on the local, state, and national levels. In 2022, the industry will pay nearly $729.15 million in state and local taxes, and $846.59 million in federal taxes for a total of $1.58 billion. In addition, the industry generates approximately $59.75 million federal consumption taxes and $273.48 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 New York Wine Industry in 2022

Direct Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Winery 3,176 $ 229,147,400 $ 1,182,423,600
Vineyard 124 $ 2,576,200 $ 6,826,100
Wholesale 2,414 $ 284,336,800 $ 897,543,100
Retail 33,062 $ 1,276,121,500 $ 2,712,484,400
Association 32 $ 3,938,000 $ 8,036,500
Research and Education 38 $ 4,557,800 $ 9,294,100
Tourism 15,737 $ 637,864,200 $ 1,452,373,400
Total Direct Impact 54,583 $ 2,438,541,900 $ 6,268,981,200
Supplier Impact JobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 864 $ 21,578,500 $ 59,053,600
Business and Personal Services 5,413 $ 570,148,200 $ 966,941,900
Construction Jobs 138 $ 10,424,300 $ 35,077,900
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 2,649 $ 208,831,200 $ 916,712,600
Government 396 $ 44,033,800 $ 67,631,300
Manufacturing 996 $ 86,752,500 $ 421,040,100
Mining 12 $ 3,894,400 $ 4,037,000
Other - $ - $ -
Retailing 296 $ 14,300,100 $ 36,313,700
Transportation and Communication 2,033 $ 236,675,600 $ 762,050,500
Travel and Entertainment 1,018 $ 46,434,400 $ 80,479,500
Wholesaling 1,212 $ 127,364,100 $ 358,263,600
Total Supplier Impact 15,027 $ 1,370,437,100 $ 3,707,601,700
Induced Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 190 $ 5,749,800 $ 19,066,400
Business and Personal Services 9,846 $ 763,829,300 $ 1,278,927,500
Construction 147 $ 10,911,100 $ 36,655,700
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 3,557 $ 440,215,400 $ 1,854,542,500
Government 278 $ 32,222,100 $ 62,336,900
Manufacturing 719 $ 59,688,900 $ 350,192,700
Mining 7 $ 2,945,600 $ 2,588,300
Other 609 $ 31,478,000 $ 36,940,300
Retailing 2,654 $ 124,035,000 $ 303,612,800
Transportation and Communication 1,574 $ 168,085,600 $ 530,524,100
Travel and Entertainment 2,907 $ 115,557,200 $ 248,725,300
Wholesaling 633 $ 74,696,600 $ 233,550,400
Total Induced Economic Impact 23,121 $ 1,829,414,600 $ 4,957,662,900
Total Economic Impact
Total Jobs 92,731
Total Wages $ 5,638,393,600
Total Output $ 14,934,245,800
Tourism Impact
Visits 5,630,636
Tourists1,710,254
Spending $1,910,872,600
Grape and Wine Production
Winery Count 470
Vineyard Acres 3,025
Taxes
Federal Excise Taxes $ 59,753,400
State Excise Taxes $ 20,589,100
Sales Tax $ 252,887,900
Control State Markups $ -
Other Taxes $ -
Total Consumption Taxes $ 333,230,400
Federal Consumption Taxes $ 59,753,400
State Consumption Taxes $ 273,477,000
Federal Business Taxes $ 846,591,800
State Business Taxes $ 729,151,700
Total Business Taxes $ 1,575,743,500
Total Federal Business and Consumption Taxes $ 906,345,200
Total State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 1,002,628,700
Total Federal and State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 1,908,973,900

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