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The Tax Foundation released a new article on Wednesday detailing how high wine taxes are in each state. Iowa ranks fourth at $1.75 per gallon. Kentucky has the highest at $3.23 per gallon while Alaska’s $2.50 per gallon is second. Florida is at $2.25 per gallon, leaving the Hawkeye State fourth.
By contrast, California and Texas share the lowest rate at 20 cents per gallon. Wisconsin is 25 cents while Kansas and New York are each at 30 cents.