The Texas Wine Industry has experienced a huge growth this millennium In 2001, Texas had only 46 wineries across the state. This number more than doubled with 181 wineries in 2009. Texas Wine related jobs also rose from 1,800 in 2001 to more than 9,000 in 2009. In 2001, Texas wine production generated 1.4 million gallons of wine. While in 2009, 2.4 million gallons were produced.
Additionally, Texas wine has made a strong impact on the Texas economy. In 2001, Texas wine reached $132,701,534 million, whereas 2009 brought in $1.35 billion. This industry is an emerging competitor in the agriculture sector and will remain prominent not only in West Texas, but also across the State.