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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North Carolina began growing grapes in the 17th century, was first to cultivate Scuppernong, and today ranks tenth in grape and wine production in the U.S. Like all state wine industries, North Carolina’s was wiped out by Prohibition and took time to bounce back, but today is vibrant and growing. While Scuppernong remains the single … Read more
Even when Congress is on its long, annual, August/September recess, they can manage to spoil the summer with threats of a government shutdown on October 1 unless a small minority of House members get their way. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) have both called for a “continuing resolution” … Read more
As a proud native New Yorker (Rochester-born, Finger Lakes for the past 40+ years) and someone who created and ran the New York Wine & Grape Foundation for 30+ years, it’s hard to be brief when describing the New York wine industry’s origins and evolution, but I’ll do my best with a series of brief factoids. New … Read more