Direct to Consumer Wine Shipping Report: $4 Billion Breaks Record

By Published On: February 1, 2022

After a rebound year, the wine industry is returning to pre-pandemic levels, according to the annual Direct to Consumer Wine Shipping Report, a collaboration between Sovos ShipCompliant and Wines Vines Analytics.   A record $4.2 billion in wine shipments were made in 2021. 

Highlights from the report include: 

  • 2021 marks a year of recovery and return to normalcy in the winery DtC shipping channel
  • Value of shipments breaks the $4 billion mark
  • Smallest year-over-year change in volume in the history of this report After a year when volumes soared
  • The 11.8% increase in price per bottle shipped is the largest yearly increase ever
  • Smaller wineries perform best in a reversal from 2020
  • Napa wineries see strong rebound from 2020
  • Oregon’s multi-year boom in shipments continues in 2021 Oregon wineries, with
  • Kentucky breaks out in 2021 following DtC shipping law in 2020 With a new law that went
  • Winery shipments capture 12% of offpremise sales of domestic wines

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