|Wine Industry Metrics||Please select:||METRICS EMAIL SIGN UP|
September 2016 Data Released on 10.14.2016September DtC Shipments Increase 17% From Year AgoDirect-to-consumer (DtC) shipments increased 17% in September 2016, according to Wines Vines Analytics/ShipCompliant. With cooler temperatures allowing shipments, sales totalled $198 million on 435,955 nine-liter cases, up from $169 million the same month a year earlier.
Direct-to-Consumer Shipments » Month 12 Months September 2016 $198 mil 17% $2,197 mil 15% September 2015 $169 mil $1,914 mil
Rising shipment values totaled an impressive $198 million in September, up 17% from a year earlier.
Rising volumes reflected the release of wines held till cooler September temperatures permitted delivery.
Shipments from Washington, which had the most room to grow, rose 19% in the 12 months ended September 2016 to $72 million. Sonoma ranked second in growth rate among the geographic regions, growing shipments 18% to $397 million. Napa shipments totaled $1 billion, half of all DtC shipment value.Download the Wines & Vines/Ship Compliant 2016 Direct to Consumer shipping report
Related Articles:09.21.2016A New Era for Wine Sales in EastRecent legislation liberates wineries in Pennsylvania, New York and elsewhere06.29.2016Landscape After Shipping SuccessWineries should issue online BPA warning, Wine Institute VP reports06.16.2016Wineries Eye Direct Shipments to PennsylvaniaBill that liberalizes retail sales also opens state to shipments from out of state wineries06.08.2016Pennsylvania to Allow Wine Sales in Grocery StoresWineries to benefit as governor signs bill allowing direct shipping and grocery sales05.12.2016Tasting Room Survey Discloses DisparitiesWages and lifetime value of wine club members vary widely by region