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March 2013 Data Released on 04.15.2013
 
12-Month Total of DtC Shipments Rises 10%
The value of direct-to-consumer shipments reached $177 million in March, raising the 12-month total to $1.483 billion dollars, a 10% increase over a year ago. The March total dipped 3% below March 2012, while volume rose by 2%. A very slight softening of average bottle prices in Napa and some other regions within California was noted.
 
 
Direct-to-Consumer Shipments » Month   12 Months  
March 2013 $177 mil
-3%
$1,483 mil
10%
March 2012 $182 mil $1,354 mil
     
 
 

DtC Shipments By Winery Size

DtC Sales by Small Wineries Reach $738 Million Annually

Small wineries, those producing 5,000-49,999 cases, are by far the biggest force in direct-to-consumer shipments, as this graph dramatically shows. Their sales reached $738 million in the 12 months ending in March 2013. The 49 large wineries producing 500,000 cases or more do less business via DtC shipments than the limited size wineries under 1,000 cases. Note that all winery-size tiers increased the value of their shipments in the past year.

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