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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$30+ million
raised to-date for local non-profits

$1.1 million
donated in grants in 2019

$50,000
granted for flood relief in March 2019

60+ Sonoma County Non-Profits
have received grants to date from the Sonoma County Wine Auction in 2019.
Click here to see a list of these organizations.

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