Wine Direct to Customer Research

The Keys to Wine Business Success

In this issue of the Wine Paper, we examine the enduring attributes of the most successful wine businesses. During our 15 years in operation, we have been privileged to work with some of the best wine producers, distributors, regional and national wine industry organisations on earth. Read more 

Free Tastings Bite the Dust

For the first time ever, more wineries in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa charge for tasting than do not. That is one of the key findings of  our‘ Direct to Customer Benchmarking that has just now been completed. I really think that the University of Central Florida’s Robin Back (Cousin of Charles Back of …

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2017 Direct to Customer Benchmarking Underway

Our 2017 Direct to Customer Benchmarking is now in full swing. We compare regions across Australia, New Zealand and South Africa with US data to produce a comprehensive health check of direct to customer business. It’s a cost-effective way for you to gain powerful insights into your most profitable sales channel. To participate is easy. …

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So what is it you do again?

We run the only private education for wine businesses owners and their senior management teams. We are just about to enrol the 1000th participant to attend a WBS workshop.

We have worked on Regional, State and National strategy for wine peak bodies across the globe.

In order to best inform our advice, we carry out original research into the On-Premise and Direct to Customer, the fastest growing channels for premium wine. We will shortly be expanding this offering significantly.

Wine and Social Media

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] What if you were given a million dollars to promote your brand? What would you do? Would you create a television campaign like McGuigan just have or would you hire yourself an agency to create some killer content designed to go viral on social media sending your …

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Direct to Customer more than Half of Revenue for Small to Medium Wineries

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Unbeknownst to many in the wine trade, a quiet revolution has taken place following the 2008 GFC. Many smaller wine businesses have completely reinvented their business models targeting direct to consumer sales. In a new report released this week – Taking the Direct Route 2014 – we …

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