Ohio Wine Industry

Ohio
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 Ohio wine industry generated over $7 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 Ohio.

Ohio Wine Industry Highlights

Total
Output

The Ohio wine industry includes a total of 290 wine producers¹ as well as 187 acres of vineyards.

State
Reach

The North Dakota wine industry includes a total of 12 wine producers¹ as well as 4 acres of vineyards.

Job
Creation

The Ohio wine industry directly employs as many as 27,932 people, and generates an additional 9,695 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, 50,579 jobs are created and supported by the wine industry.

Wage
Generation

The Ohio wine industry provides good jobs, paying an average of $43,200 in annual wages and benefits. The total wages generated by direct, indirect, and induced economic activity driven by the wine industry are $2.19 billion.

Tourist
Activity

The Ohio wine industry is a major magnet for tourists and tourism-driven expenses. Ohio’s “wine country” regions generates 1.41 million tourist visits and $478.15 million in annual tourism expenditures, benefiting local economies and tax bases.

Tax
Revenue

The Ohio wine industry generates sizeable tax revenues on the local, state, and national levels. In 2022, the industry will pay nearly $159.69 million in state and local taxes, and $277.02 million in federal taxes for a total of $436.71 million. In addition, the industry generates approximately $22.07 million federal consumption taxes and $159.06 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 Ohio Wine Industry in 2022

Direct Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Winery 1,583 $ 46,125,200 $ 503,016,400
Vineyard 9 $ 89,200 $ 429,200
Wholesale 1,133 $ 104,069,200 $ 353,967,000
Retail 19,985 $ 577,091,100 $ 1,374,671,300
Association 7 $ 529,500 $ 1,446,800
Research and Education 20 $ 1,636,800 $ 4,071,100
Tourism 5,195 $ 136,536,300 $ 363,417,800
Total Direct Impact 27,932 $ 866,077,300 $ 2,601,019,600
Supplier Impact JobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 321 $ 4,333,600 $ 31,198,800
Business and Personal Services 3,295 $ 237,977,900 $ 456,400,700
Construction Jobs 90 $ 5,571,300 $ 19,794,600
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 1,450 $ 57,377,300 $ 384,730,500
Government 208 $ 19,491,200 $ 35,165,400
Manufacturing 1,342 $ 110,814,400 $ 612,399,300
Mining 22 $ 2,015,900 $ 12,648,900
Other - $ - $ -
Retailing 187 $ 6,855,500 $ 19,827,700
Transportation and Communication 1,573 $ 114,422,900 $ 386,600,000
Travel and Entertainment 568 $ 16,322,100 $ 35,903,100
Wholesaling 639 $ 53,726,600 $ 168,836,300
Total Supplier Impact 9,695 $ 628,908,700 $ 2,163,505,300
Induced Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 256 $ 4,152,500 $ 28,403,000
Business and Personal Services 5,188 $ 300,838,900 $ 581,952,200
Construction 86 $ 4,907,700 $ 18,189,100
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 1,682 $ 94,039,000 $ 673,215,400
Government 127 $ 10,881,200 $ 28,002,600
Manufacturing 894 $ 72,597,500 $ 485,078,300
Mining 16 $ 1,032,400 $ 9,099,700
Other 348 $ 14,077,400 $ 21,886,100
Retailing 1,559 $ 52,253,700 $ 149,722,900
Transportation and Communication 818 $ 61,042,400 $ 224,807,800
Travel and Entertainment 1,633 $ 44,113,700 $ 114,465,800
Wholesaling 345 $ 30,437,100 $ 108,229,900
Total Induced Economic Impact 12,952 $ 690,373,500 $ 2,443,052,800
Total Economic Impact
Total Jobs 50,579
Total Wages $ 2,185,359,500
Total Output $ 7,207,577,700
Tourism Impact
Visits 1,408,917
Tourists427,945
Spending $478,145,000
Grape and Wine Production
Winery Count 290
Vineyard Acres 187
Taxes
Federal Excise Taxes $ 22,069,500
State Excise Taxes $ 8,111,400
Sales Tax $ 150,089,800
Control State Markups $ -
Other Taxes $ 858,900
Total Consumption Taxes $ 181,129,600
Federal Consumption Taxes $ 22,069,500
State Consumption Taxes $ 159,060,100
Federal Business Taxes $ 277,018,000
State Business Taxes $ 159,690,200
Total Business Taxes $ 436,708,200
Total Federal Business and Consumption Taxes $ 299,087,500
Total State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 318,750,300
Total Federal and State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 617,837,800

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