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
By Cary M. Greene On Monday February 14, WineAmerica joined with our producer and importer trade association partners in expressing our opposition to the wholesaler-sponsored bill known as the Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Enforcement Act (CARE Act) or, more appropriately, the Wholesaler Protection Act. The purpose of our joint producer letter, available at http://www.winebusiness.com/content/file/Joint_Producer_Letter_GO_2_14_2011.pdf, is to … Read more
By Jennifer Montgomery As we await the next step in the saga of the “CARE” Act, drama is not lacking on Capitol Hill as Congress and the Administration wrangle and argue over major money issues. President introduced his 2011 budget and as expected, the budget proposes some significant cuts which the Republicans feel do not … Read more
By Michael Kaiser Today to much fanfare the White House released the FY 2012 Budget Proposal. This is the recommendation to Congress for the funding of the Federal government for the 2012 Fiscal Year. There are a wide variety of spending cuts that have been proposed by the Obama Administration in the proposal. The TTB … Read more
WineAmerica: U.S. Wine Industry Consumer Direct Sales Survey: “VinQuest™ 2011 – the U.S. wine industry’s annual survey of consumer direct sales trends at the country’s 3500+ bonded wineries. Qualif…”