Number of U.S. Wineries Reaches 6,223
by Cathy Fisher
Feb 2010 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
The number of wineries in the United States increased by 122 over last year to reach a total of 6,223 (as of November 2009), according to the Wine Business Monthly proprietary database. This total is made up of 5,304 bonded wineries and 919 virtual wineries (see definitions of each below). In 2009, the number of bonded U.S. wineries saw the same net percentage increase (6 percent) as in 2008, a considerable slow-down from previous years of rapid growth: 10 percent in 2007 and 15 percent in 20...
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