The most current Wine Analytics Report provided a positive overview of activity in the wine industry. The report included data on young wine consumers and potential opportunities in the wine market. According to the report, U.S. wine sales approached 48 billion dollars in the past year. Off-premise sales rose three percent compared to a year ago, to 851 million dollars. Direct-to-consumer wine shipments in January were at $126 million in the past month, according to Wines Vines Analytics. There is an overall upward trend given the abundance of wine and grapes in bulk.
Source: https://www.winebusiness.com February, 2019