Study of Visitors to North Carolina Wineries

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Erick T. Byrd, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Bonnie M. Canziani, Associate Professor (Creator)
Keith G. Debbage, Professor (Creator)
Yu-Chin "Jerrie" Hsieh, Associate Professor (Creator)
Joyendu Bhadury, Professor, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (Contributor)
Sevil Sonmez, Professor and Department Head (Contributor)
Samuel P Troy, Executive in Residence for International Education (Contributor)
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Abstract: The wine and grape industry generates a significant economic impact in North Carolina’s rural communities. In 2009 the wine and grape industry generated 7,600 jobs and $1.2 billion in total annual economic impact in the state. Particularly noteworthy is the fact that NC’s wine tourism revenue grew 27% between 2005 and 2009, with 2009 data indicating 1.26 million wine tourist visits and $156 million in wine tourism revenue.

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Language: English
Date: 2012
north carolina, economics, north carolina economy, wine industry, grape industry, rural economies, wine tourism, north carolina tourism, north carolina wine industry

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