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04.24.2015

Why Livermore Should Grow More Grapes

Philip Wente makes the economic case for more vineyard development

 
04.23.2015

What Makes Napa Valley Valuable?

Analysts discuss ways to boost value of wineries and vineyards

 
04.21.2015

Oregon Wineries Earn 'B Corp' Certification

Sokol Blosser and Winderlea satisfy rigorous sustainability requirements

 
04.21.2015

Washington Cities Compete for Wine Villages

Officials hope upgrades to infrastructure will draw wine producers

 
04.20.2015

Bedroom Communities Seek Vineyard AVA

Suburban growers in Bay Area want recognition to help with local wine sales

 
04.17.2015

Winery at Wilcox Group Makes New Acquisition

Hunters Valley Winery joins the Williams family's growing list of wineries

 
04.16.2015

Lake County's Leading Varieties on the Rise

'Momentum 2015' highlights market trends and grower programs

 
04.15.2015

Metrics Show Healthy U.S. Wine Industry

DtC shipments and winery hiring activity grow rapidly in March

 
04.14.2015

Rabobank: U.S. Wine Market Tepid

Domestic wine outperforms imports as value rises faster than volume

 
04.13.2015

Does California Have Droughts?

State lacks normal rainfall pattern, eluding two popular indices

 
04.10.2015

Vines Shredded in Lodi Hail Storm

Some vineyards suffer extensive damage as storm drops dime-sized hail

 
04.09.2015

Lawsuit Threatens to Poison Wineries' Reputations

Scientists and industry respond to arsenic lawsuit, saying regulations in Europe allow four times the highest amount detected

 
04.08.2015

Diamond Mountain Winery Sold

Von Strasser Winery transaction follows sales of Cuvaison and J Winery

 
04.07.2015

New Sustainability Program for Michigan?

USDA grant may help growers and winemakers create certification program

 
04.06.2015

Viticulture Extension in San Joaquin Valley

Eclectic group of new agents join cadre of California grape-growing advisors

 
04.03.2015

What's the Return on Winery Social Media?

Social media is a requisite for a successful brand, but the ROI is still elusive

 
04.02.2015

Red Mountain Goes Online

Roads, electricity and irrigation extended to serve landowners including wineries and vineyards

 
04.01.2015

Advice to Wineries, re: Yelp and Trip Advisor

Social media expert recommends monitoring reviews and engaging visitors

 
03.31.2015

Treasury to Sell Asti Winery and Vineyards

Historic winery with 2.5 million-case production capacity holds longstanding water rights, permit for hotel and restaurants

 
03.30.2015

Grape Advisors Seek to Expand Network

Plans by grape and wine extension professionals include new journal

 
 
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Wine Industry Metrics
 
Off-Premise Sales » Month   12 Months  
March 2015 $622 million
7%
$7,995 million
5%
March 2014 $582 million $7,588 million
     
Direct-to-Consumer Shipments » Month   12 Months  
March 2015 $252 million
19%
$1,863 million
14%
March 2014 $213 million $1,634 million
     
Winery Job Index » Month   12 Months  
March 2015 356
22%
243
16%
March 2014 292 210
     
 
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