The Napa Valley Vintners Group has submitted a safety plan for the eventual reopening of tasting rooms to local authorities.
The economic ripple effects on the rest of the local economy are just beginning to be calculated as Sonoma County’s $2.175 billion annual tourism economy is now all but closed.
A looming recession may mean consumers give the “thumbs down” to low alcohol beverages.
Sattui says he “felt guilty” about taking the money from the federal Paycheck Protection Program.
Projected losses increase as winery size decreases with wineries producing 1,000 to 5,000 cases expected to see lost revenue of 47.5% and wineries producing under 1,000 cases or less expected to lose 66% of revenue.
Winery Tasting Rooms Go Virtual To Connect With Consumers