Federal::Other Industry Trends::Shipping
Direct-to-consumer sales of wines are increasing, making up a significant portion of wine sales. Although the average price of bottles shipped decreased slightly, the total revenue still hit a record high $1.57 billion in 2013. 41 out of 50 states allow direct-to-consumer sales, and provides wineries with exposure in the wine world. The popularity of [...]
Oregon wineries are succeeding in the direct-to-consumer market. Numbers show that despite Oregon’s higher-priced wines at an average price point of $15.39, in comparison to California and Washington who have average price-points of $6.23 and $9.47 respectively, Oregon controls a proportionately large share of the direct-to-consumer market at 3.6%. Oregon pinot noir contributes greatly to [...]
The GSO (Golden State Overnight) is a carrier that guarantees overnight priority shipping to every traders’ and consumers’ address in California, and metropolitan areas of Nevada and Arizona. Their “Select Wine Service” offer to wine producers simplifies the complicated process of warehouse and shipping, says Morley Chandler, CEO of GSO.