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

kidphilanthropy
$24 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

95
Number of charities Sonoma Wine Country Weekend proceeds support. Click here to view them all.

Sustainability

1st
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