Ohio has over 162 wineries, with more than 1,600 acres of grapes that yield more than 1 million gallons of wine each year. According to a 2008 Economic Impact report, Ohio’s grape and wine industry generates more than $580 million in economic activity. The Ohio grape and wine industry also employs more than 4,100 people, providing a payroll of $124.2 million.
There are several events taking place around the state (and city!) in honor of Ohio Wine Month, a full calendar of which is available on the Ohio Wines website.