Pennsylvania Wine Industry

Pennsylvania
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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania.

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Total
Output

The wine industry generates close to $7.09 billion in total economic activity in the State of Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania wine industry includes a total of 376 wine producers as well as 943 acres of vineyards.

Job
Creation

The Pennsylvania wine industry directly employs as many as 31,905 people, and generates an additional 8,844 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, 53,943 jobs are created and supported by the wine industry.

Wage
Generation

The Pennsylvania wine industry provides good jobs, paying an average of $44,700 in annual wages and benefits. The total wages generated by direct, indirect, and induced economic activity driven by the wine industry are $2.41 billion.

Tourist
Activity

The Pennsylvania wine industry is a major magnet for tourists and tourism-driven expenses. Pennsylvania’s “wine country” regions generates 2.1 million tourist visits and $712.11 million in annual tourism expenditures, benefiting local economies and tax bases.

Tax
Revenue

The Pennsylvania wine industry generates sizeable tax revenues on the local, state, and national levels. In 2022, the industry will pay nearly $159.73 million in state and local taxes, and $340.58 million in federal taxes for a total of $500.31 million. In addition, the industry generates approximately $24.97 million federal consumption taxes and $658.71 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 Pennsylvania Wine Industry in 2022

Direct Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Winery 1,702 $ 48,985,900 $ 488,836,600
Vineyard 394 $ 6,001,200 $ 21,556,200
Wholesale 287 $ 24,435,200 $ 93,356,100
Retail 22,223 $ 685,406,700 $ 1,498,674,900
Association 7 $ 576,100 $ 1,424,000
Research and Education 12 $ 1,231,500 $ 2,606,700
Tourism 7,280 $ 217,970,600 $ 541,247,500
Total Direct Impact 31,905 $ 984,607,200 $ 2,647,702,000
Supplier Impact JobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 491 $ 11,801,200 $ 34,063,500
Business and Personal Services 2,955 $ 247,430,600 $ 449,589,300
Construction Jobs 83 $ 5,502,400 $ 18,307,300
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 1,438 $ 66,463,700 $ 359,367,900
Government 193 $ 18,749,200 $ 34,213,200
Manufacturing 1,118 $ 93,033,100 $ 487,478,900
Mining 51 $ 3,715,500 $ 25,228,100
Other - $ - $ -
Retailing 201 $ 7,835,800 $ 20,263,800
Transportation and Communication 1,168 $ 129,337,800 $ 366,163,500
Travel and Entertainment 546 $ 17,455,600 $ 36,350,500
Wholesaling 600 $ 49,126,100 $ 159,343,800
Total Supplier Impact 8,844 $ 650,451,000 $ 1,990,369,800
Induced Economic ImpactJobsWagesOutput
Agriculture 218 $ 5,799,400 $ 22,067,400
Business and Personal Services 5,389 $ 343,204,100 $ 620,827,700
Construction 86 $ 5,253,600 $ 18,171,700
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate 1,854 $ 111,876,000 $ 679,342,100
Government 140 $ 12,840,200 $ 31,461,700
Manufacturing 827 $ 74,284,200 $ 439,094,100
Mining 27 $ 1,937,000 $ 14,761,500
Other 342 $ 14,026,300 $ 20,373,700
Retailing 1,554 $ 55,849,300 $ 146,183,900
Transportation and Communication 856 $ 75,606,000 $ 245,343,300
Travel and Entertainment 1,581 $ 45,319,100 $ 112,343,900
Wholesaling 320 $ 29,278,700 $ 103,226,500
Total Induced Economic Impact 13,194 $ 775,273,900 $ 2,453,197,500
Total Economic Impact
Total Jobs 53,943
Total Wages $ 2,410,332,100
Total Output $ 7,091,269,300
Tourism Impact
Visits 2,098,336
Tourists637,350
Spending $712,113,700
Grape and Wine Production
Winery Count 376
Vineyard Acres 943
Taxes
Federal Excise Taxes $ 24,968,300
State Excise Taxes $ 42,161,800
Sales Tax $ 62,615,600
Control State Markups $ 59,525,400
Other Taxes $ 494,404,200
Total Consumption Taxes $ 683,675,300
Federal Consumption Taxes $ 24,968,300
State Consumption Taxes $ 658,707,000
Federal Business Taxes $ 340,578,600
State Business Taxes $ 159,733,100
Total Business Taxes $ 500,311,700
Total Federal Business and Consumption Taxes $ 365,546,900
Total State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 818,440,100
Total Federal and State Business and Consumption Taxes $ 1,183,987,000

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