Category Archives: Winery

Ohio Wineries Jumped 51% in 5 Years, But Output Stayed the Same

The number of wineries in Ohio surged 51%, to 265 in 2016 from 175 in 2012, a new economic impact study by Frank, Rimerman & Co. finds.  But the number of gallons produced remain flat at 1.23 million gallons, or … Continue reading

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Joseph Fisch Smelled Opportunity Early. Now His U.S. Beverage Marks 20 Years

U.S. Beverage (USB), the No. 1 independent beer importer in the U.S., was founded in 1997 by CEO Joseph Fisch. It has grown from a small business representing six brands to a Top 10 U.S.

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Vino del Solo Launches Wapisa in U.S.

Importer Vino del Sol and Tapiz wineries debuting Wapisa, coastal Patagonian winery, in the U.S., debuting September 2017 with Wapisa Sauvignon Blanc.

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Sonoma County Wine Harvest Off to Fast Start

August delivered some of the longest, hottest periods seen in years which caused heat stress for both grapes and people, Sonoma County Winegrowers reports.  In some AVAs, it became too hot for too long causing sugars to rapidly increase – … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading —

California Harvest Reaches Crisis Point A heat spike last weekend and a labor shortage have combined to force many California vintners to scramble to pick earlier than expected.

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Huneeus Vintners Buys 161-Acre St. Clement Winery

The price was $24 million, according to Wine Business.com

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