Western Grapes for Eastern Wineries
For Eastern wineries interested in buying Western grapes and wine, find out how and why the bulk market is key, find out how you can get started.
by Cathy Fisher
Jun 2007 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Everyday, an increasing number of wineries make use of the bulk market for grapes and wine. A sizeable chunk of this business, but one that typically flies below the radar screen, involves wineries East of the Rockies purchasing grapes from other states, often from California. Wineries in most but not all states are allowed to source at least some of their wine from out-of-state. One of the primary reasons this market exists is the variability ...
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