Planning Board Approves Goshen Winery Project
Posted: September 6, 2013 at 5 a.m.
Two Washington County residents hope to grow the state’s winemaking industry with a proposed California-style winery near Goshen next spring.
By The Numbers
The states economic impact from grape and wine production in 2010:
• Full-time equivalent jobs: 1,668
• Wages paid: $42 million
• Cases produced: 121,913
• Retail value of wine sold: $20 million
• Number of wineries: 13
• Number of grape growers: 40
• Number of wine-related tourists: 306,000
Source: Arkansas Tech University
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