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March 2017 Data Released on 04.13.2017
 
Spring Brings Strong Hiring, Steady Growth in Wine Sales
Spring brought steady growth to wineries, with U.S. wine sales gains holding firm at 5% growth in March 2017. Chicago, Ill. market research firm IRI reported off-premise sales through multiple-outlet and convenience stores rose 2% for the month. Direct-to-consumer shipments logged 10% growth in March 2017 versus a year earlier, Wine Vines Analytics/ShipCompliant stated. Hiring activity rose 11% in March as wineries sought winemaking and vineyard workers.
 
 
Total U.S. Wine Sales » Month   12 Months  
March 2017 $3,370 mil
5%
$39,271 mil
4%
March 2016 $3,222 mil $37,930 mil
     
Off-Premise Sales
IRI Channels »
Month   12 Months  
March 2017 $654 mil
2%
$8,695 mil
4%
March 2016 $639 mil $8,360 mil
     
Direct-to-Consumer Shipments » Month   12 Months  
March 2017 $311 mil
10%
$2,436 mil
19%
March 2016 $283 mil $2,052 mil
     
Winery Job Index » Month   12 Months  
March 2017 420
11%
294
7%
March 2016 379 275
     
 
Data sources: bw166.com, IRI, ShipCompliant, winejobs.com
 
 
 
 
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