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Industry Reports, Newsletters and Symposia

Industry Reports and Newsletters

Gomberg-Fredrikson Report

Gomberg, Fredrikson and Associates, 35 Maple Street, Sonoma, CA 95476, PHONE (415) 453-9700. This wine industry marketing report is issued monthly to firm clients. Members of the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) receive a discount on annual subscriptions. Gomberg, Fredrikson and Associates is a consulting firm specializing in economic trend analysis, statistical research, new venture planning evaluation and more. More information about all 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 available at Wines Vines Analytics.

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 2020. The Curator of the Sonoma County Wine Library 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.

Wine Business Monthly

This print and online publication are components of winebusiness.com Sonoma, California. PHONE: 707-800-895-9463. Winebusiness.com is a news hub and manages several industry events ("Wine Business Events") throughout the state and publications. Wine Business Monthly reports on all areas of wine making; wine grape growing, trends and research, and business issues. 

Market Update Newsletter

Turrentine Wine Brokerage, 7599 Redwood Blvd, Ste 103, Novato, CA 94945 PHONE: (415) 209-WINE (9463). The Turrentine Market Update is an online newsletter accessed on the website or sent to subscribers. It is published almost monthly and it 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: 
Presented by: the American Society for Enology and Viticulture and the California Association of Winegrape Growers
Normally held in January at the Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento California. 
In 2021, it will be held at Cal Expo, Sacramento, January 12-14.

Vineyard Economics Symposium:
Presented by: Wine Business Monthly Events,
(707) 940-3920
This is a two-day webcast
May 6 and 7, 2020
9:30 am to 12:30 pm each day
Joint 71st ASEV National Conference & ASEV Eastern Section Annual Meeting: CANCELLED
Presented by: American Society for Enology and Viticulture
(530) 753-3142 
June 15-June 18, 2020
Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront

Wine Industry Technology Symposium:
Presented by: Wine Business Monthly Events,
(707) 940-3920
September 15, 2020
The CIA at Copia, Napa, California