Industry Reports, Newsletters and Symposia
Industry Reports and Newsletters
Gomberg, Fredrikson and Associates, 231 Ware Road, Suite 823, Woodside, CA 94062, PHONE (650) 851-6090, FAX (650) 745-7086. This is a wine industry marketing report that is issued monthly to firm clients. Members of the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) receive a discount. Gomberg, Fredrikson and Associates is a consulting firm specializing in economic trend analysis, statistical research, new venture planning evaluation and more. More information about reports and services provided by Gomberg, Fredickson and Assoc. is available at the Gomberg,Fredrikson & Associates. That report and others as well as selected industry data sources are availabe at TradePlus.
The US Wine Market: Impact Databank Review and Forecast
Available at the Sonoma County Wine Library, 139 Piper St., Healdsburg, CA 95448 PHONE: (707) 433-3772 FAX: (707) 433-7946. The US Wine Market Impact Databank Review and Forecast contains the most complete statistical information available showing wine sellers by brand; demographic information; overall economic reviews. The Sonoma County Wine Library has issues from 1990 to 2000. Bo Simons, the reference librarian may be able to gather a small amount of information from the report and get back to you by phone or e-mail. You must visit the library in person to collect more extensive data from the book.
Winefiles.org is a unique database that includes citations, abstracts and links to articles in the technical, academic, trade and consumer wine periodicals as well as newspaper articles, government documents, press releases, advertising brochures
and other ephemera dealing with wine.
Wine Business Monthlyand Wine Business Insider
Both of these publications are components of www.winebusiness.com Sonoma, California. PHONE: 707-939-0822. FAX: 707-939-0833.
Wine Business Monthly reports on all areas of wine making; wine grape growing, trends and research, and business issues. It costs $39 a year.
Wine Business Insider is a weekly newsletter delivered by e-mail and costs $295 annually. It presents analyses of production reports, sales data and the week's top stories. It also reports on key personnel changes, mergers and acquisitions.
Market Update Newsletter
Turentine Wine Brokerage, 7599 Redwood Blvd, Ste 103, Novato, CA 94945 PHONE: (415) 209-WINE (9463) FAX: (415) 209-0079. This newsletter, which is published almost monthly, examines trends in the grape and bulk wine markets. Turrentine Wine Brokerage provides a system to buy and sell grapes, and varietal wines in bulk. It matches buyers to sellers and follows through on the purchase. It also provides services to lenders by producing a quarterly report on bulk wine prices and trends.
It is in the best interest of anyone involved in the wine industry to understand the pressures that impact wine and grape prices. Fortunately, there are multiple symposia that are held annually that address such issues as economics, business, marketing and financing. These are listed below:
Unified Wine & Grape Symposium:
- American Society for Enology and Viticulture, (530) 753-3142
- California Association of Winegrape Growers, (916) 379-8995
January 24-26, 2017
Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento California
Vineyard Economics Seminar:
Presented by: The Wine Symposium Group
May 25, 2016
Napa Valley Marriott, Napa, California
ASEV Annual National Conference:
Presented by: American Society for Enology and Viticulture,
June 26-June 30, 2017
Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Bellevue, Washington