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May 2017 Data  -  Released on June 15, 2017
 
DtC Grows 16% as More States Open to Shipments
Direct-to-consumer (DtC) shipments rose 16% to $213 million in May 2017 versus May 2016, Wines Vines Analytics/ShipCompliant reported. With five Mondays, a common shipment day, wineries shipped 498,848 cases, the second-highest monthly tally this year. Napa ships more wine DtC than any other U.S. region at 49%. Most moves in-state, but Napa is growing nationally. Pennsylvania allowed DtC shipments in June 2016 and received $19 million (2%) of Napa's shipments in the 12 months ended May 2017.
 
 
Direct-to-Consumer Shipments » Month   12 Months  
May 2017 $213 mil
16%
$2,492 mil
18%
May 2016 $183 mil $2,111 mil
     
 
 

DtC shipments totaled $213 million in sales in May 2017, 16% above May 2016.

 

DtC shipments totaled 498,848 cases in May 2017, 15% above May 2016.

 

Wines from Napa claim 49% of DtC shipment value nationwide. California is the primary destination state for Napa DtC shipments, but shipments to states beyond the top five destinations (which are unchanged from a year ago) show growth.

 
 
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