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ECONOMIC IMPACT: ECONOMIC IMPACT OF PASO ROBLES WINE COUNTRY

Learn how the Paso Robles Wine Country impacts the state and local economy.

In 2007, the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance and the Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) of San Luis Obispo County commissioned the wine business consulting firm, MKF Research LLC, to prepare the region’s first ever study based on 2006 data.  The completed study brought to light that the Paso Robles AVA and Greater San Luis Obispo County Wine and Wine Grape industries have an annual impact of $1.8 billion on the state and local economy.

Full Economic Impact of Wine Grapes and Wine In the
Paso Robles AVA and Greater San Luis Obispo County ($1.785 Billion)

Paso Robles AVA + Greater San Luis Obispo Wine Economic Impact
Full-time Equivalent Jobs 8114
Wages Paid $241 million
Retail Value of Paso Robles AVA Wine $657 million
Retail Value of Greater San Luis Obispo County Wine $803 Million
Number of Bonded Wineries 217
Wine Produced (9 liter cases) 3.2 million
Winegrape Bearing Acres 29,000
Value of Winegrape Crop $151 million
Allied Industry Revenues $51 million
Tourism Expenditures $113 million
Winery Tourists Visits 1.2 million
Charitable Contributions $1.1 million

 

Click on the documents below to learn more about the economic impact of wine and wine grapes in the Paso Robles AVA and Greater San Luis Obispo County economy.  For more information or questions, please contact Christopher Taranto, Communications Director at 805.239.8463 or ctaranto@pasowine.com.


Economic Impact
Highlights

PDF (49 kb)

Table 1
$1.8b breakdown

PDF (49 kb)

Executive Summary
PDF (92 kb)

To purchase a complete study, please visit www.sloevc.org.