Grape & Bulk Wine Market Pricing Report: Q1, 2019

By Justin Charbonneau, GrapeConnect Co-Founder April 1st, 2019 Time flies! The first quarter of 2019 is now in the rearview and we’re excited to share the first GrapeConnect Market Pricing Report of the year. Earlier in the new year, we wrote a blog post that voiced our thoughts on why market dynamics would encourage an exciting spot market in 2019. …

Visualized: Average Grape Pricing by U.S. Appellation [2018 Harvest]

We were excited to discover a recent blog post by David Morrison that leveraged data from our earlier Average Grape Pricing by U.S. Appellation [2018 Harvest] report. In his post, David makes numerous suggestions on how the visual representation of the data can be improved to more easily allow the viewer to suss out key insights and trends, even going so …

The Biggest B-Word in the Wine Industry

By Lara Whiteley, GrapeConnect Contributor February 08th, 2019   The perception of bulk wine undoubtedly varies based upon where you sit in this multifaceted industry. Somewhere in this web, the misconception that bulk wine defines solely large-scale operations, loss of character, and gargantuan store displays abounds. However, there are many benefits that the bulk market provides to countless different wine related businesses. Outlining …

Buyer Tips for Successful Deals

By Lara Whiteley, GrapeConnect Contributor   GrapeConnect platform features are designed with the needs of buyers and sellers in mind. The tips outlined below are based on common habits that GrapeConnects most successful and effective buyers utilize to track quality product and execute efficient transactions. Listings Minimum Order Quantity – This requirement, outlining the minimum amount a specific seller is willing to negotiate, …

Seller Tips for Successful Deals

By Lara Whiteley, GrapeConnect Contributor   The GrapeConnect platform boasts many features that allow for a direct way of moving bulk wine product. The tips outlined are based on common habits that GrapeConnect’s most effective sellers utilize to ensure successful transactions. Listings – Bulk Wine, Shiners, or Grapes Details – Let us say for example that you have two options for lunch – …

Spot Bulk Wine & Grape Market Promises Exciting Opportunities in 2019 and Beyond

By Justin Charbonneau, GrapeConnect Co-Founder January 22nd, 2019   Our corner of the industry is back in full swing as we approach the end of the first month of the New Year. Exciting, albeit noticeably sobering insights from SVB’s State of the Wine Industry Report 2019 have many in the trade decidedly aware that the “rising tide that lifts all …

Average Bulk Wine Pricing by U.S. Appellation [December, 2018 Update]

Upon releasing our recent bulk wine pricing update last month, many of you reached out requesting the type of granularity we provided in our Average Grape Pricing by U.S. Appellation [2018 Harvest] report. Thus, the following report illustrates advertised pricing data for bulk wine listed for sale online between 1/01/17 until 12/13/18 and pricing is parsed by Varietal, Vintage, State …

U.S. Bulk Wine Pricing-Index Update [November, 2018]

The chart below illustrates advertised pricing data for the 15 most represented varietals in respect to online listing count from 11/01/17 until 11/29/18. Pricing is parsed by State and Vintage. Note: -Pricing data aggregated from GrapeConnect and other major online classifieds -Advertised prices not final-transacted prices -Prices are a weighted average Price-per-Gallon figure; Listing Quantity was used as the weighting …

Average Grape Pricing by U.S. Appellation [2018 Harvest]

The chart below includes pricing data for the 25 most represented varietals in respect to online listing count from 1/01/18 until 9/26/18; it shows average per-ton pricing by AVA for the 2018 harvest. Note: -Pricing data aggregated from GrapeConnect and other major online classifieds -Advertised prices not final-transacted prices -Prices are a weighted average Price-per-Ton figure; Listing Quantity was used …

U.S. Bulk Wine Pricing-Index Update [July, 2018]

The chart below illustrates advertised pricing data for the 15 most represented varietals in respect to online listing count from 7/01/17 until 7/30/18. Pricing is parsed by State and Vintage. Note: -Pricing data aggregated from GrapeConnect and other major online classifieds -Advertised prices not final-transacted prices -Prices are a weighted average Price-per-Gallon figure; Listing Quantity was used as the weighting …