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July 2017 Data  -  Released on August 15, 2017
 
July Wine Sales Push Through Summer Lows
July is often a slower month for wine sales but not this year, as total U.S. wine sales rose 4% versus a year ago and direct-to-consumer (DtC) shipments increased 23%. DtC activity surpassed January, underscoring the strength of sales. Off-premise sales increased 2% in July 2017 versus July 2016, Chicago market research firm IRI reported. Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay lead red and white varietal sales, respectively. The Winery Jobs Index rose 1% in July, led by a 19% increase in DtC hiring.
 
 
Total U.S. Wine Sales » Month   12 Months  
July 2017 $2,805 mil
4%
$41,447 mil
6%
July 2016 $2,699 mil $39,122 mil
     
Off-Premise Sales
IRI Channels »
Month   12 Months  
July 2017 $638 mil
2%
$8,751 mil
4%
July 2016 $626 mil $8,452 mil
     
Direct-to-Consumer Shipments » Month   12 Months  
July 2017 $100 mil
23%
$2,529 mil
18%
July 2016 $82 mil $2,136 mil
     
Winery Job Index » Month   12 Months  
July 2017 328
1%
294
5%
July 2016 325 279
     
 
Data sources: bw166.com, IRI, ShipCompliant, winejobs.com
 
 
 
 
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