Weekly Roundup | DTC Vendors, Virginia Compliance Changes, Wine Enthusiast Turns Thirty, DTC Roadshow, and Sustainability Certification Saturation

In this week’s roundup, we explore criteria for selecting DTC vendors, changes to Virginia compliance, Wine Enthusiast’s favorite things, a DTC roadshow with training programs, and the possible over-saturation of California's sustainability certifications.


VineSpring's Approach to DTC Systems

From best-in-class to all-in-one solutions, there are a variety of platforms out there and many promise to solve all of your problems. So how do you choose? Get an overview of the criteria VineSpring recommends when selecting DTC vendors.

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Virginia Changes License Fees and Cider Taxation

With increased license fees and modifications to the cider taxation, there have been some significant changes in Virginia. See if and how these changes could impact your business.

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30 Things W.E. Love

Wine Enthusiast is turning the big 3-0. Check out their favorite things as they reminisce over the last three decades of wine, beverage trends, personalities, and brands.

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Direct to Consumer Wine Sales and Marketing Specialists Team Up to Present Roadshows in Amador County and Lodi

The DTC sales channel shows steady growth in the wine industry with increased sales and high-profit margins. With that in mind, the DTC Consultant Network is launching a hands-on training to wineries in a roadshow program this summer.

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California Wine’s Sustainability Dilemma

What’s the difference between organic, biodynamic, and sustainable? As additional sustainable labels are added to bottles, wine drinkers are having an increasingly difficult time deciphering their significance. 

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Andrea Steffes-Tuttle