Weekly Roundup | Starting the Year Off with a Bang

In this week’s roundup, we examine the 2018 Benchmark report for wineries and breweries, the upcoming US Supreme Court case concerning the alcoholic beverage industry, delays triggered by the government shutdown, tips for how to win at eCommerce, and predictions for the wine industry in 2019.

In Case You Missed It: 2018 Winery Benchmark Report

The holidays were busy so in case you missed it, we’re re-sharing our 2018 Benchmark Report. We dug into the performance data of our 400 plus wineries and breweries from across the nation to help you gauge your business’s results.


Why Wine Lovers Should Be Watching this US Supreme Court Case

The US Supreme court will hear a case concerning the three-tier system next week, ironically on the same day as the 100th anniversary of the ratification of Prohibition. Will the decision made on this case have wide implications for wineries?


Government Shutdown May Delay California Crush Report

Just one of the many effects of the federal government shutdown, the preliminary report of the annual California grape crush report may be delayed. Industry leaders are urging elected leaders in Washington DC to quickly resolve this budget impasse and get programs like the Crush Report back on track.


How Alcohol Brands Can Win At eCommerce

Older Gen Z consumers are soon turning twenty-one. These consumers have grown up with online shopping and are looking for a personalized and hyper-local experience that will reach them at just the right time.


Seven Ways Wine Will Change in 2019

2018 was a turbulent year and 2019 promises some surprises and the continuation of last year’s trends. Bloomberg makes some predictions about what you can expect in the new year that could affect your business.


Andrea Steffes-Tuttle