Number of U.S. Wineries Tops 5,300
Feb 2006 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
As of November 2005, the number of wineries in the United States has increased to 5,364, according to the latest Wine Business Monthly proprietary research. This figure includes 3,606 bonded grape wineries and 1,758 "virtual," or non-bonded, wineries. The data excludes mead or non-grape wineries. The Wine Business Monthly count includes 1,758 virtual wineries. Virtual wineries are wineries that do not hold their own bond. A virtual winery has a physical location (which may be at another wine...
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