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First Direct to Consumer Sales Survey Focused on East Coast Wine Industry Launched

First Direct to Consumer Sales Survey Focused on East Coast Wine Industry Launched

Wine Industry Network and VinQuest Partner for Research Healdsburg, CA, April 10, 2017 – Wine Industry Network (WIN) and VinQuest are partnering to gather and analyze direct to consumer sales data from U.S. eastern based wineries. The research will highlight best practices and establish benchmarks for the region’s wine industry to learn from and build […]

DTC Symposium Delivers Good News and Advice for Direct to Consumer Wine

DTC Symposium Delivers Good News and Advice for Direct to Consumer Wine

The state of the DTC address by Ken Nowlin of SOVOS, owners of Ship Compliant, was a happy one for the wine industry, with some areas shifting spots, but all doing quite well. Cracking the 5 million case mark in 2016, sales also set a new high at over $2 billion. Sonoma County was the focus of his praise, with their price per bottle moving up even as supply increased, something not normally found.

By January 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Tasting Room Trends: 2016 Review & 2017 Forecasts

Tasting Room Trends: 2016 Review & 2017 Forecasts

At VingDirect, we exist to help family wineries grow their direct to consumer sales. Our winery clients receive education and training, customized consulting, and our Performance Tracker (PT) software, which provides actionable tasting room data. Ours is the only benchmarking tool in the wine industry and we’re happy to share 2016 learnings and insight to what we think […]

Ask WISE Academy How to Grow Your DTC Business

Ask WISE Academy How to Grow Your DTC Business

Are you interested in growing your DTC Business? As DTC experts in the wine industry, WISE is here to offer you information on classes in your area, onsite training, mystery shopping and a host of other services to help you grow the biggest profit-margin of your business. From tasting room and wine club best practices, […]

By January 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Speakers Announced for the 2016 DTC Wine Symposium

Speakers Announced for the 2016 DTC Wine Symposium

Workshop Speakers include Senior Winery Marketing Representatives, Legal Experts, Hospitality Directors & Wine Club Managers Napa, CA, September 23, 2015 – The Steering Committee for the ninth annual Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium is pleased to announce the speaker line up for the 2016 summit taking place January 13-14, 2016 at the Hilton Concord Hotel. www.dtcwinesymposium.com The […]

By September 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, February 24

Afternoon Brief, February 24

Winemakers Share Best Practices and Equipment That Contribute to Efficiency in the Cellar: The first quarter is arguably one of the busiest periods in the annual cycle for winemakers and their cellar teams. But it is also an exciting opportunity to put the newest cellar tools and training to the test…

By February 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Winedirect Automates Package Rerouting and Rescheduling and Launches Four Other Features to Improve the Delivery Experience for Wine Consumers

Winedirect Automates Package Rerouting and Rescheduling and Launches Four Other Features to Improve the Delivery Experience for Wine Consumers

In partnership with UPS, WineDirect has released several new features to improve package visibility, shorten delivery times, and ultimately reduce the number of missed shipments and returns. Napa, CA (December 9, 2014) – In an effort to help its winery customers build direct-to-consumer sales and drive repeat business, WineDirect has introduced five innovative new services. […]

By December 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Technology Plays Pivotal Role in Direct to Consumer Communication Strategy

Technology Plays Pivotal Role in Direct to Consumer Communication Strategy

In a world of consumer choices that include wineries in every state and a dizzying array of online wine options, it’s never been more important to figure out what makes your customers tick and how to get them from sipping and swirling to purchase.

By November 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
VingDirect Announced Winner of North Bay Business Journal’s Direct to Consumer Wine Industry Award

VingDirect Announced Winner of North Bay Business Journal’s Direct to Consumer Wine Industry Award

Sebastopol, CA –VingDirect was recently announced the Direct to Consumer winner for North Bay Business Journal’s second annual Wine Industry Awards. North Bay Business Journal recognizes businesses and individuals who make significant contributions getting wine from the vines to the consumer. Nominations were made from industry professionals and the Business Journal editorial staff selected all winners for […]

By November 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
VingDirect and eWinery Announce Strategic Partnership to Strengthen Winery Direct to Consumer Business

VingDirect and eWinery Announce Strategic Partnership to Strengthen Winery Direct to Consumer Business

Sebastopol, CA – VingDirect and eWinery Solutions today announced they have forged a strategic partnership providing a new approach to grow tasting room sales and wine club signups. As part of the partnership, VingDirect and eWinery will offer wineries an automated view of their tasting room and wine club performance to increase sales and club […]

By November 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Sonoma State University’s Wine Business Institute Launches New Direct to Consumer Certificate

Sonoma State University’s Wine Business Institute Launches New Direct to Consumer Certificate

Rohnert Park, CA- During its fall 2014 seminar series the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University will launch its new Direct to Consumer Certificate. With DTC wine shipments on the rise, up close to 10% in 2013 and expected to grow exponentially in the coming year, the certificate is in response to industry demand […]

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, September 15

Afternoon Brief, September 15

New technology tested as first wine grapes arrive:
A new grape sorting system with the brains of a computer is giving Columbia Crest red winemaker Laura Sorge more control over the grapes that make it into this year’s vintage…

By September 15, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, September 11

Afternoon Brief, September 11

Honore Comfort, Sonoma County Vintners group chief to step down:
The top official with Sonoma County Vintners, the major advocacy and promotional trade group for the countys wineries, announced Wednesday she will leave the organization after almost nine years on the job…

By September 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, September 10

Afternoon Brief, September 10

France Set to Retake Global Wine Crown:
France is set to take back the top spot as the worlds largest wine producer following a poor harvest in Italy but the industry is still struggling with the fall in Chinese demand…

By September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
DTC Wine Workshops launches the DTC Consultant Network to serve Wineries Nationally

DTC Wine Workshops launches the DTC Consultant Network to serve Wineries Nationally

DTC Wine Workshops is pleased to announce the founding members of the recently launched DTC Consultant Network, a full-service consulting group connecting wineries with subject matter experts throughout the nation to grow direct to consumer (DTC) wine business, expand brand awareness and retain loyal customers. The twelve founding members are: Janet Majors, Christopher Huber, Sandra […]

By September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →