September 24, 2013
NAPA — Brimming winery tanks from the record 2012 crop are moderating pricing surplus winegrape tonnage and excess wine for what is thought to be another sizable crop this year, according to experts at a major annual gathering in Napa on Tuesday of the industry’s financial decision-makers.
October 1, 2012
NAPA — Wine industry professionals are more optimistic about profitability as sales bounce back in a number and despite looming issues with grape supply, according to a survey of executives presented at a major symposium in Napa last week.
September 21, 2010
NAPA — Vintners and growers generally look to a recovery of sales of fine wine to 2007 levels in one to two years for volume and two to three years for profits, according to a poll of 28 industry executives presented at the Wine Industry Financial Symposium this morning.
September 20, 2010
NAPA – Optimism among top wine industry executives about the prospects for profitability and sales growth are higher than they were this time last year, bouncing back to levels before financial markets crashed in September 2008, according to survey results to be released at a major conference in Napa this week.
September 21, 2009
Also: Inman wines hires hospitality chief; trial in Mare Island fire Nov. 17 Most wine industry executives surveyed for a major industry conference last week are expecting sales of California wine to start growing in 2011, with prices rebounding for high-end wines in three to five years. Yet experts at the event said there are [...]