Wine industry growing in Tennessee

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — As a way to recognize the growth of the wine industry, Governor Bill Lee has proclaimed May Wine and Grape Month in Tennessee.

According to the TN Department of Agriculture, the wine and grape industry in the state has grown 250% since 2013. In 2019, 86 growers grew on approximately 1,380 vineyard acres. The annual economic impact of the Tennessee grape and wine industry is estimated at almost $2 billion said the Department of Agriculture.


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