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.
Our Top Issues:
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 Michael Kaiser The Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has just announced a few changes for submitting Certificate of Label Approvals (COLAs) and Formula Approvals. As many of you probably noticed it is taking longer than normal for COLAs to be reviewed. The current average is around 20 to 25 business days, which works … Read more
Join wine bloggers, new media innovators, and wine industry leaders on July 22-24, 2011 in Charlottesville, Virginia for the fourth annual North American Wine Bloggers Conference – the premier conference for new media and the wine industry. This three-day symposium builds on our past successes and brings you a unique opportunity to learn about and … Read more
The following article appears in the February 2011 issue of Wines and Vinesby Cary M. Greene The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia recently issued a decision, Freeman v. Corzine, which represents a substantial threat to the status quo for state winery tasting room, self-distribution, event, festival, restaurant, farmers market and other local winery … Read more
By Michael Kaiser I just returned from the 2011 Unified Wine and Grape Symposium in Sacramento, California. Once again, a very impressive and important event for the American wine and grape industry. It is always a good opportunity for WineAmerica to connect with current winery and SAC members and develop some new contacts. The WineAmerica … Read more