Wine Incubator. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Fruit Grower Report.
The wine business in
FINE: When we actually started looking into this we were looking into just the grant possibilities that were out there. We kind of saw how a couple of wine incubator buildings were very successful. There’s the one down in
These incubators again help fledgling businesses get off the ground until they can move on. Fine says they are also looking beyond just the individual wineries.
FINE: We wanted to take a look at it, not just winery startups for wine production but look at the ancillary support that we could possibly bring in here because most of it is down in
FINE: And it came out that over 20 years we could create almost a thousand jobs and the economic return would be $137 million over those 20 years so I think there is substantial benefit to our community to implement something like this within the Port district.
That’s today’s Fruit Grower Report. I’m Greg Martin on the Northwest Ag Information Network.