The ACSA, Park Street and International Wine & Spirits Research launched the Craft Data Project in 2015. The results are now in and here are some of the key takeaways:
- As of August, 2016 there were 1,315 active “project-defined” craft producers in the U.S.
- Those craft producers sold 4.9 million cases, with a retail value of $2.4 billion in 2015
- Craft’s project-defined market share climbed to 3 percent by value, 2.2 percent by volume in 2015