Welcome to the Northwest Winery Cost-Of-Production Calculators, an online resource for Washington, Oregon and Idaho current and prospective winery owners that can help calculate initial investment and annual operating costs of small wineries.
Users are encouraged to develop a complete business plan of which pre-estimated costs from this calculator are only a first step to encourage the user to refine the estimates.
There are six Calculators based on winery size (annual case production): 500 cases, 1,000 cases, 2,000 cases, 3,000 cases, 5,000 cases and 10,000 cases.
Each Calculator has a section on initial equipment and investment costs, operating costs, and cash flow. The cash flow is over a 10-year time period and can be exported to a csv or excel file.
Before You Begin
The Cost-Of-Production Calculators require you to enter your actual costs into the numerical fields. In some instances, the calculator provides industry average figures as default costs, in case you don’t know your actual costs. It is best that you have an idea of cost of production prior to using the calculator.
For the most accurate results, it will be helpful to have your costs on-hand before you begin.
Please review the Calculator FAQ to answer questions about the Calculators.
Saving Your Results
The Results Summary Page may be printed or saved to your computer.
Cost-of Production Calculators Updated by the Washington Winegrowers Association
Northwest Winery Cost-Of-Production Calculators Funding
The Northwest Winery Cost-Of-Production Calculators were made possible with funds from a grant partnership between the Washington Wine Industry Foundation and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), through the Risk Management Agency (RMA) titled: Grower Decision-Making Tools for Grapes and Tree Fruit.
Thank you to the team of winery owners and suppliers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho who provided guidance and tested the calculators.
The Northwest Winery Cost of Production Calculators
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