Supporting independent craft wineries.

1011, 2021

California Harvest Report: Winemakers Optimistic for 2021 Season

By |November 10, 2021|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: |

With a "smooth harvest following a moderate and consistent growing season," winemakers are predicting this year may be the best vintage in recent member for California, according to a report by the Wine Institute.

911, 2021

Glass Bottle Shortage Among Challenges for Wine Industry

By |November 9, 2021|Categories: Featured, News|

Winemakers are facing new challenges at one of the worst possible times. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires, and drought, the wine industry’s supply chain has taken a crippling blow: bottle shortages and a surplus of wine. To make matters worse, many winemakers are just now harvesting this season’s grapes.

110, 2021

Oregon Wine Board: New Oregon wine industry report exposes effects of COVID and 2020 wildfires

By |October 1, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

While the majority of Oregon winemakers made wine from grapes from 2020, the year held challenges including a western U.S. weather phenomenon combined with naturally lower yields, wildfires and COVID-19-related labor shortages and restrictions. Today, the Oregon Wine Board released its 2020 Vineyard and Winery Report, reflecting a decline in the state’s grape tonnage and wine production. Read more from the Oregon Wine Board:

309, 2021

USDA Outlines Economic Development for Rural Businesses

By |September 3, 2021|Categories: Business and Operations, News|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it has provided a record-breaking amount of support for rural working capital and other business capital needs in fiscal year 2021.  The department has invested $1.2 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses in 41 states, Guam and the Virgin Islands, according to a press release. “Under the leadership of President Biden, Vice President Harris and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, USDA is expanding access to capital to prioritize rural economic development,” said Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson, in a press announcement. “As we continue to respond to the COVID-19 [...]

Go to Top