Direct Wine Sales Blog


How are Wine Brands Engaging with Today’s Wine Consumer?

How are Wine Brands Engaging with Today’s Wine Consumer? At DTC Wine Workshops, this question comes up on a weekly basis among our winery clients across the nation. Wine consumer engagement trends have disrupted the wine industry for the past decade as enthusiasts can now visit a tasting room about […]


Wine Club Competition Today and How to Stay Relevant

As direct to consumer wine sales throughout the US continue to grow at a pace of 10-25% year over year, we know that wine club competition today is more fierce than ever. I encourage direct wine sales team members to gather together and update strategic sales & marketing plans by […]


Why your Wine Brand Needs a Digital Marketing Strategy

While email is still the number one communication method chosen by club members surveyed among our clients throughout the US this past year, we also know that open and click-through rates from this important customer segment continue to decline. With over 9000 wine brands competing for wine consumer attention across […]


“Top 5 Direct Wine Sales Tips” Guest Blog Post

Today, I have the pleasure of introducing Stefani Ginotti to the DTC Consultant Network. With close to three decades of coaching and consulting experience, Stefani Ginotti is a proven leader within the greater Sacramento area and the California wine industry. Her expertise is focused on discovering business efficiencies that can be […]


Wine Consumer Trends 2018: Ten Key Questions to Consider

What do we know about wine consumer trends when it comes to Mobile E-Commerce? Executives from Wine.com held their eight annual Growth Summit in Sonoma a few weeks ago in which they shared key wine consumer buying trends and insights. Total sales across the Wine.com platform reached over $100 million […]


DTC Winery Teams: Are you talking to your loyal customers?

According to Bain & Company, attracting a new customer costs your business six to seven times more than retaining an existing one. The Small Business Administration reports that 68% of customers leave brands because they are upset with the treatment they’ve received. 70% of buying experiences are based on how […]