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How much money do wineries make?
Our friendly neighborhood banker has just written about exactly how little profit wineries make. Readers recently asked how much money winemakers earn, and I alluded to the fact that independent winemakers don’t make very much money at all. There’s a lot of bravado in wine country as displayed in the youtube video he made — people aren’t […]
How much money do winemakers make?
The short answer to this question is that independent winemakers struggle to make any money at all, and salaried head winemakers in California tend to make between $80k-100k a year with other key winemaking positions like cellar hands (who do a lot of the actual work) earning $30-40k. Wine Business Monthly puts out surveys to collect all this […]