Wine Institute gets almost $1 million increase from U.S. Market Assistance Program (falls one place overall); Northwest wine finally included

September 25, 2019

The California Wine Institute received an increase of nearly $1 million in FY2019 funding from the USDA’s Market Assistance programĀ  despite falling one place in the overall recipient rank. In addition, the Northwest Wine Coalition made its first appearance placing 36th overall, but #2 in alcoholic beverage recipients. Full Excel Spreadsheets are available for Premium […]

Napa County winery visits appear to exceed legal use permit allowances

September 12, 2019

In 2018, 3.85 million people visited Napa County. Each of them visited an average of 3.7 wineries according to survey research conducted by Destination Analysts on behalf of Visit Napa Valley. That makes for an estimated 14.25 million winery visits. However, Napa County Use Permit data indicates that the number of verifiable permitted visits tops […]