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 2022, 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 economic impact of over $276 billion per year.
You can use the data in this special report on the wine industry’s economic impact in 2022 for your business needs.
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DC Update: Deadlines and Dead Ends The Senate was back this week, with the House joining them next week after a very long summer recess. Between now and the end of this month, both chambers will be in DC at the same time for just 11 days. That’s important (and alarming) because a government shutdown … Read more
North Dakota was notably the last state since repeal of Prohibition to license a winery—in 2002! Bordering Canada, it is also one of the many states which have benefited from the extremely cold hardy “Minnesota” grape varieties. In the past two decades, the local wine industry has benefited from the state Department of Agriculture’s … Read more
Falling Fast Fall is officially still three weeks away, but there are plenty of reminders that it’s fast approaching. It’s Labor Day weekend. Dawn is later, dusk is earlier. Daily highs and lows are falling. Keuka Lake temp is now 74 after nearing 80. The first lake-effect cloud appeared early Monday morning. Harvest is over … Read more