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Top 10 Challenges that Keep Wine Executives Up at Night

Top 10 Challenges that Keep Wine Executives Up at Night

The rewards and challenges of growing, making, and selling wine can be numerous for grape growers, winery owners, and executives.

Afternoon Brief, June 8

Afternoon Brief, June 8

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa Cabernet Prices at Worryingly High Levels As reported by Wines & Vines, prices and demand for Cabernet grapes shrunk during the 2008 recession but have been on the rise since 2010 with Napa fruit now selling for up to $7,000 a ton… Today’s News: Dan Berger […]

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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 […]

Tax Savings and Industry Benchmarking

Tax Savings and Industry Benchmarking

Visit Moss Adams at Unified to talk tax savings and industry benchmarking. While it’s tempting to put off thinking about taxes until the last minute, there’s still time to significantly reduce your 2016 tax liability. Keep in mind that some tactics take time to implement and your window of opportunity grows smaller with each passing […]

Afternoon Brief, December 8

Afternoon Brief, December 8

Crimson Wine Group Buys Historic Blocks of Seven Hills Vineyard: Casey McClellan planted Merlot in the original Seven Hills Vineyard in 1982 and his family shared in its ownership for years while his winery and winemaking helped make Seven Hills Winery and the Walla Walla Valley famous…

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Ready for Your Exit? Start Your Succession Planning with a Few Simple Questions

Ready for Your Exit? Start Your Succession Planning with a Few Simple Questions

by Jay Silverstein, Partner, Moss Adams LLP Succession planning continues to be a buzzword as baby boomers transition their businesses and wealth to the next generation. These questions can help you determine your exit readiness and jump-start your planning. I’m undecided about selling my winery or vineyard versus transitioning it to family members. How much […]

Afternoon Brief, October 4

Afternoon Brief, October 4

Bulgheroni Buys Former Harlan St. Helena Winery: International vintner Alejandro P. Bulgheroni acquired a former Harlan winery in St. Helena and plans for to renovate it for a new winery…

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Afternoon Brief, March 30

Afternoon Brief, March 30

Unimpressive El Niño Leaves California in Water Limbo: The rain storms and blizzards that were supposed to come with El Niño were conspicuously non-biblical in California this winter, leaving the state in an ecological limbo that has regulators thinking about easing water-use restrictions in some places but not in others…

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Afternoon Brief, February 23

Afternoon Brief, February 23

Financial Crisis Led to ‘Winemaker Freedom”: The global financial crisis in 2008 was in some ways positive for winemakers as it gave them a sense of freedom according to Ted Lemon of California’s Littorai…

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Business Development Executive Ted Grafe Joins Moss Adams LLP

Business Development Executive Ted Grafe Joins Moss Adams LLP

Ted Grafe, a business development executive, has joined Moss Adams LLP. In this role, he will be assisting companies across a wide-range of industries, including the wine industry, helping them address their unique challenges by pairing them with the specialized expertise of Moss Adams professionals. Grafe has more than 10 years of experience in the […]

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Afternoon Brief, January 25

Afternoon Brief, January 25

Direct Wine Shipments to Consumers Grow 4X Faster than Wine Retail Market in 2015: In the United States, 43 out of the 50 states allow direct shipment of wine to consumers, and these consumers continue to embrace this wine-by-mail option…

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Don’t Procrastinate! Talk Taxes with Moss Adams at Unified

Don’t Procrastinate! Talk Taxes with Moss Adams at Unified

Visit Moss Adams at Unified to plan for April 15th. While it’s tempting to put off thinking about taxes until the last minute, there’s still time to significantly reduce your 2015 tax liability. Keep in mind that some tactics take time to implement and your window of opportunity grows smaller with each passing day. Stop […]

By January 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Sonoma State Offers Two New Seminars on Vineyard and Winery Taxation

Sonoma State Offers Two New Seminars on Vineyard and Winery Taxation

Rohnert Park, CA (June 8, 2015) – Sonoma State University’s Wine Business Institute will offer two new seminars during their week-long Summer Seminar Intensive, June 22nd – 26th.  The new seminars, Vineyard Taxation and Winery Taxation, will replace a previous seminar that combined taxation basics for wineries and vineyards in one session and will take […]

Survey Shows Vineyard Planting Trends Down for California, Up for Washington State

Survey Shows Vineyard Planting Trends Down for California, Up for Washington State

A recently completed benchmarking survey indicates that replanting and new vineyard plantings are slightly down for California in 2014 and up by five percent or more for Washington State, with those trends expected to prevail for both wine regions well into the 2015 planting season and beyond.

By March 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, November 19

Afternoon Brief, November 19

WineGavel Founder Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement:
Former WineGavel online auction house founder and president Joshua Krummenoehl, who was arrested in New York in July on charges of grand theft by embezzlement for auctioning clients wine and never sending them the proceeds, has pleaded guilty in a Napa court…

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