Posted: September 21, 2009 By James Laube
Vincraft, the new owners of Kosta Browne, bought a brand that last year sold 11,000 cases of Pinot Noir, with more than half of that wine going for $72 a bottle and the other half for $58 a bottle. Those are high price points, but the wines sold out and virtually all of it is sold direct to consumers at optimal profit margins.
Posted: June 17, 2009 By Kim Marcus
Posted: June 16, 2009 By Augustus Weed
Posted: June 15, 2009 By Mitch Frank
Posted: May 28, 2009 By Tyson Stelzer
Posted: May 20, 2009 By James Laube
There’s a little something for everyone in Silicon Valley Bank’s 2009-2010 State of the Wine Industry report. It’s a must-read for winery owners (and would-be vintners) and anyone who works in the trade.
Posted: April 27, 2009 By Robert Taylor
Posted: March 26, 2009 By Mitch Frank
Posted: March 23, 2009 By James Laube
Bill Price is a popular guy these days. He’s a shrewd businessman who knows wine and has access to capital. While he sees turbulent times ahead for wine, he also likes the opportunities of today’s wine market.
Posted: February 28, 2009 By James Laube
Posted: February 26, 2009 By James Laube
Plus, Foster's Group's wine division not for sale … yet, Marco Fantinel rings the NASDAQ opening bell, Napa Valley Grapegrowers crown a pruning champion, and Clos du Bois supports women's heart disease awareness
Posted: February 19, 2009
Posted: February 17, 2009 By James Laube
Looks like some folks still have dry powder. I read today that Oracle, the software giant, is on a buying spree, having pulled the trigger on 10 acquisitions in the past year, according to a story in the Wall Street Journal.
Posted: January 16, 2009 By Jo Cooke
Posted: January 9, 2009 By Augustus Weed
Posted: January 8, 2009 By James Laube
Two of the most recent winery deals involving changes in ownership offer keen insights into the business. The partnership between the owners of Flowers Vineyard & Winery and Huneeus Vintners, announced Tuesday, makes perfect sense.
Posted: January 6, 2009 By James Laube
Posted: December 29, 2008 By Tim Fish
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