Yearly Archives: 2021


Tasting Room Tip Lines – YEA or NAY?

[May 7, 2021 – Sandra Hess, DTC Wine Workshops Expert Editorial] Greetings wine industry friends! I have been asked to develop an article best approaches to developing tasting room tip policies. This question has come up quite often during the past five years as we have helped winery teams across […]


DTC Wine Sales Health Check – 3 FREE TIPS

March 24, 2021 – This spring, we encourage our clients and direct-to-consumer teams to carve out some time to conduct a DTC Wine Sales Health Check. Now, is the time to analyze performance across all direct sales channels, reward for success and, course-correct where needed. Many hospitality teams have learned […]


DTC Wine Leadership Forum Launches Spring 2021

Winery Leaders and Trend Setters Across the Nation Join this Private Group for a Monthly Problem-Solving Session in the Virtual Space [February 3, 2021 – Northern California] Members of the DTC Consultant Network, a division of DTC Wine Workshops, have been serving winery teams in almost every major wine region […]


Top 3 Tips for Slaying DTC Wine Symposium this Week!

#WineBiz Winery Owners & Direct to Consumer Managers can get the most out of this year’s DTC Wine Symposium with these top tips. The DTC Wine Symposium is presented by Free the Grapes! This annual fundraising event has raised more than $1 million for Free the Grapes’ PR campaign, and […]


2020 DTC Wine Sales Review: POWER OF THE PIVOT

January 12, 2021 – Sandra Hess, DTC Wine Workshops [20-30 minute read] Many direct to consumer teams in wine regions across the nation have been pivoting and adjusting to life’s catastrophes for several years now. From devastating fires that repeated seasons to floods and now a pandemic. Whether iconic wine […]