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Afternoon Brief, May 25

Afternoon Brief, May 25

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Industry Racing to Meet $10–$20 a Bottle Demand Consumer thirst for wines retailing for more than $10 a bottle is set to grow with California winegrape acreage for such brands growing by double digits in the next few years… Today’s News: Brown-Forman Should Rethink Spurning a […]

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Moss Adams Announces Financial Benchmarking Survey for the Wine Industry

Moss Adams Announces Financial Benchmarking Survey for the Wine Industry

Santa Rosa, Calif., April 3, 2017 — Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the nation, has announced the opening of the 2017 Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey for input. The confidential results, available in September, will be a useful tool for West Coast wineries and growers to measure their […]

Afternoon Brief, March 7

Afternoon Brief, March 7

Wine Market Council and Nielsen Explore Industry Trends: A members-only meeting held Friday by the Wine Market Council and Nielsen at Napa’s Culinary Institute of America at Copia provoked a lively discussion of consumer trends in the American wine industry…

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Afternoon Brief, January 26

Afternoon Brief, January 26

Sonoma County to be official 2016 Super Bowl wine: Sonoma County wine producers will be the official suppliers for Super Bowl 50 in the Bay Area 2016, it was announced Friday at an annual gathering of the county’s tourism and wine industry boosters…

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Sonoma State Announces $100,000 Donation from American AgCredit for Wine Spectator Learning Center

Sonoma State Announces $100,000 Donation from American AgCredit for Wine Spectator Learning Center

Sonoma State University’s School of Business and Economics dean William Silver announced a $100,000 donation from American AgCredit for the Wine Spectator Learning Center, the first of only ten Icon-Level gifts that are slated for the project.

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Managing Risk with Crop Insurance

Managing Risk with Crop Insurance

The economic stability of the U.S. agriculture as a whole as well as the individual vineyard and grower is promoted through the system of crop insurance by the USDA Risk Management Agency. It’s a federally subsidized safety net and risk management tool that protects against natural disaster and crop failure. “It’s mother nature insurance,” explains […]

Better Data for Better Business

Better Data for Better Business

Location: Santa Rosa, CA Web: www.mossadams.com WIN Profile: Moss Adams LLP Moss Adams has partnered once again with Farm Credit Alliance Partners and Turrentine Brokerage to bring you the 2015 Wine Industry Benchmarking Survey. Start the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WIBS2015 This year’s survey results will provide insight into: Sales and production data with trend analysis Viticulture data and grape market […]

Experts Foresee Dynamic Market for Mergers & Acquisitions in 2015

Experts Foresee Dynamic Market for Mergers & Acquisitions in 2015

By Elizabeth Hans McCrone Wine industry financiers are predicting robust activity for winery and vineyard mergers and acquisitions throughout the remainder of 2014 and heading into the New Year. According to industry experts, vineyard acquisition activity appears particularly lively, especially for companies seeking to extend their holdings beyond current appellations. “The growth we’re seeing is […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 2

Afternoon Brief, April 2

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: Oregon lawmakers urge feds to back off on ‘wine growlers’ All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation called on the federal government Tuesday to reverse course and respect an Oregon state law… Today’s News: Fine Wine 100 in Free Fall The index, which charts the 100 top performing […]

Afternoon Brief, March 31

Afternoon Brief, March 31

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: International Wine Associates Represent Oregon’s The Four Graces in the Sale to Bill Foley In the second Oregon wine industry deal in last six months International Wine Associates sees increased interest in Oregon… Today’s News: French bulk wine prices jump by up to 65% French bulk wine prices have […]

Farm Credit Lender American AgCredit Earns $111 Million for 2013 and Distributes $37 Million in Cash Dividends to Customers

Farm Credit Lender American AgCredit Earns $111 Million for 2013 and Distributes $37 Million in Cash Dividends to Customers

Net Earnings for 2013 topped $111 million with $37 million in cash dividends distributed to shareholders SANTA ROSA, CA (March 2014) – American AgCredit, a farmer-owned financial cooperative, today announced annual net income of $111 million for the 2013 calendar year along with a cash dividend distribution of $37 million to its shareholders. This compares […]

Wineries Report Increased Use of Social Media to Enhance Direct to Consumer Sales

Wineries Report Increased Use of Social Media to Enhance Direct to Consumer Sales

By Elizabeth Hans McCrone More than 60% of wineries and wine-related businesses say they plan to increase their use of social media over the next three years in response to changing market demographics, to build their brand and to reach targeted customers. This information comes from the recently published 2013 Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Report, […]

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American AgCredit Acquires Crop Insurance Provider, Chris Maloney Crop Insurance Services

American AgCredit Acquires Crop Insurance Provider, Chris Maloney Crop Insurance Services

Expansion of crop insurance services includes acquisition of one of the largest providers in California SANTA ROSA, CA (August 2013) – Farm Credit lender American AgCredit announced today the acquisition of Chris Maloney Crop Insurance Services (CMCIS). Located in Sonoma County, California, CMCIS is one of the largest writers of grape crop insurance and Livestock […]

Deadline extended to Participate in the 2013 Moss Adams Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey

Deadline extended to Participate in the 2013 Moss Adams Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey

By Jim Brumm The largest wine industry survey in the industry in three years, launched earlier this summer, has extended its deadline for responders until August 15. The 2013 Moss Adams Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey is aimed at gathering market, operational and financial data from wineries, vineyards and negociants to determine and evaluate current […]

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Final Days to Participate in Second Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey

Final Days to Participate in Second Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey

Survey Enables Wineries to Measure their Businesses Against Industry Leaders Santa Rosa, Calif., July 18, 2013 — The survey closes July 22nd! There are only four days left to participate in the 2013 Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey. The confidential results, available in October, will be a useful tool for wineries and vineyards to measure […]