*Wine and grape statistics from USDA Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts annual report
- Economic Impact of North Carolina Wine 2009 - This is an update to the economic impact study of the wine and grape industry from 2005 by Frank, Rimerman + Co. The industry generated an impact of $1.28 billion to the state's economy in 2009, an increase of 58 percent since 2005. Nearly 7,600 jobs are supported by the industry, up nearly 1,900 since 2005. There were nearly 1.26 million wine tourists in 2009 with expenditures totaling almost $156 million.
- NC Wine & Grape Fast Facts - General information about North Carolina wine and grapes.
- NC Winery Visitor Profile Update 2010 - Examines North Carolina winery visitors, detailing demographics, interests, spending habits, etc.
- NC Tourism Visitor Profile Study 2010 - Profiles all tourists to North Carolina.
- NC Winery Visitor Profile Study 2007
- Culinary Tourism Travel Survey 2007 - Travel Industry Association survey ranks North Carolina 5th among states for culinary tourism travel and tied for 3rd for wine travel.
- NC Grape Inventory Survey 2006 - A detailed study of the grape varieties and acreage in North Carolina.
- Economic Impact of North Carolina Wine 2005 - The report studied the overall economic impact of the N.C. wine and grape industries. Overall, the total economic impact of the wine and grape industry in North Carolina in 2005 is more than $813 million. The wine and grape industry accounts for more than 5,700 jobs with wages of $159 million. Winery revenue totaled more than $48 million, while vineyard revenue topped $3.7 million. The retail value of North Carolina wine in 2005 was an estimated $72.3 million. State and local tax revenue generated by North Carolina produced wine, grapes and related industries paid approximately $38.5 million, and $56.2 million in federal taxes.
Also see MKF's 2007 study - Economic Impact of Wine, Grapes and Grape Products on the American Economy.
- Grape Harvest Statistics (1976 to 2006)