Direct shipping proves tremendous growth opportunity for wineries, who shipped nearly six million cases directly to consumers last year, according to the annual Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Report from Sovos and Wines & Vines.
(Boston, MA) JANUARY 22, 2018
Wineries shipped $2.69 billion worth of wine directly to consumers in 2017, according to the 2018 Direct-to-Consumer (DtC) Wine Shipping Report from Sovos and Wines & Vines. Despite fires ravaging wine country during peak harvest season, wineries shipped 15.3% more wine to U.S. consumers at a 15.5% higher value than they did in 2016. Outpacing the six-year average growth rates for volume and value, the winery DtC shipping channel is on track to reach $3 billion in sales in 2018.
The 2018 Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Report details several notable trends from 2017. To read more, head over to Sovos.com.