The wine industry’s voice in Washington DC
What We Do
WineAmerica works tirelessly to improve legislation regulating winemaking, sales and distribution. We serve as your eyes and ears in the nation’s capital, monitoring the issues that impact your business.
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In 2017, WineAmerica commissioned a leading economics firm, John Dunham & Associates of New York City, to conduct a national economic impact study of the American wine industry, including a state-by-state breakdown.
The study reveals that the US wine industry has an impact worth $219.9 billion per year.
You can use the data in this special report on the wine industry’s economic impact for your business needs.
WineAmerica's Latest News
3.7.2016 By Michael Kaiser Small Bills Bubbling Under the Radar With the presidential election in full swing, and with many Senators and Members of Congress seeking re-election, there will not be many substantive bills either passed or signed into law this year. However, there are several active bills that could impact the wine and grape … Read more
Why Freeman v. Corzine Is Important, and Why Your Tasting Room, Event and Festival Privileges Are Constitutional
By Cary Greene Wines & Vines recently posted a somewhat confusing piece about the Third Circuit’s recent Freeman v. Corzine decision and we wanted to clear up why WineAmerica believes this decision is important and how we think wineries should respond. The Freeman decision doesn’t justify rewriting existing state winery laws, or rethinking long-held beliefs … Read more
With the new year, we’re transitioning to a new format that we hope will allow us to communicate more easily with our members. We also hope that by transitioning to a blog, it’ll be easier to find our old postings. Wineamerica.blogspot.com together with our new Facebook page, will help us simplify our currently somewhat clumsy … Read more