National “Drink Wine” Day – February 18

National “Drink Wine” Day

wine glasses and bottles

Facts on Wine

  • Wine consumption in the United States is approximately 2.73 gallons per capita.
  • There are 8,806 wineries in the US, with 3,754 in California. 
  • Based on taste there are over 1300 types of wine.  
  • The glasses used to drink wine from differ in shape based on the type of wine. 
  • The five main types of wine are; red, white, rose, sparkling, and fortified. 
  • The wine industry is a 13.3 billion dollar industry annually.