NC wine and grape industry continues to grow

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - If you enjoy a good wine produced from our state, you're not alone.

A recent study has found that North Carolina's wine and grape industry continues to grow, posting a 15-percent increase since the last study was conducted two years ago.

The total economic impact of the industry now is $1.97 billion.

Since 2013, North Carolina wineries have produced 96-percent more cases of wine.

The study was commissioned by the NC Wine and Grape Growers Council.