As a corollary to my previous article on state spirit excise taxes, pasted below is similar data for excise taxes on wines by state as of Jan. 2019. Also pasted below the table is a map published by that shows more detail by state.

And if anyone has any updates or corrections, please let me know at and I’ll correct and update these graphics.

I’ll be posting a couple of articles on the implications and integration of state excise taxes on pricing strategy and structures next week.

And as noted in the state spirit tax post, wines too are benefiting from significantly reduced FET (Federal Excise Taxes) via the CBMA credit program, scheduled to conclude Dec. 21, 2019. Stay tuned as there is a lot of lobbying going on to extend the Federal tax credit program for both wines and spirits.

And below is the full map showing the legend