The state wine excise taxes in Ohio ranked 39th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

The state’s effective excise tax on a gallon of wine in Ohio stood at 32 cents, the Tax Foundation study found.

Most states levy wine taxes based on volume, but other states impose other types of taxation. Minnesota places per-bottle fees that vary based on size.

Five states – Mississippi, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Utah and Wyoming – have in place government monopolies on the sale of beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages, according to the analysis. 

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Wine Excise Taxes by State

Rank
State
Wine Excise Tax per Gallon
1Kentucky$3.26
2Alaska$2.50
3Florida$2.25
4Iowa$1.75
5 (tie)Alabama$1.70
5 (tie)New Mexico$1.70
7Delaware$1.63
8 (tie)Georgia$1.51
8 (tie)Virginia$1.51
10Arkansas$1.44
11Maryland$1.43
12Rhode Island$1.40
13Illinois$1.39
14Hawaii$1.38
15South Dakota$1.31
16Tennessee$1.27
17Minnesota$1.20
18South Carolina$1.08
19Montana$1.06
20West Virginia$1.00
21North Carolina$1.00
22North Dakota$0.98
23Nebraska$0.95
24New Jersey$0.88
25Washington$0.87
26Arizona$0.84
27Louisiana$0.76
28 (tie)Oklahoma$0.72
28 (tie)Connecticut$0.72
30Nevada$0.70
31Oregon$0.67
32Maine$0.60
33 (tie)Vermont$0.55
33 (tie)Massachusetts$0.55
35Michigan$0.51
36Indiana$0.47
37Idaho$0.45
38Missouri$0.42
39Ohio$0.32
40Colorado$0.32
41 (tie)New Hampshire$0.30
41 (tie)Kansas$0.30
41 (tie)New York$0.30
43Wisconsin$0.25
44Texas$0.20
45California$0.20
46 (tie)Mississippi$0.00
46 (tie)Utah$0.00
46 (tie)Pennsylvania$0.00
46 (tie)Wyoming$0.00

Source: Tax Foundation