Wine Industry Impact By the Numbers

Economic Impact

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1 in 4
Sonoma County jobs are in the wine industry

54,000+
Full-time employees work in the wine industry

$3.2 billion
in wages paid per year to wine industry employees

$8 billion
The US retail value of wines produced in Sonoma County

$1.2 billion
in tourism dollars is generated by wine tourism

Charitable Giving

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$29+ million
raised to-date for local charities

$3,486,726
distributed to Sonoma County non-profit organizations in 2015

$2,700,000
raised for Fund the Future initiative to support children’s literacy programs in 2016

Sustainability

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100% sustainable U.S. wine region by 2019. Click here for more information.

6%
of Sonoma County’s one million acres are planted to vineyards

80%
of Sonoma County’s vineyards are 100 acres or less

85%
of Sonoma County’s vineyards are family-owned