Vineyard owners throughout Central Virginia were hit hard by several late spring frost events after a warmer-than-average winter.
Many tasting rooms need to be redesigned for social distancing, which makes this an opportune time for wineries to rethink their approach.
Consumers and the virus have forced the industry to turn their focus towards online sales and marketing.
The winemaking business sits at an intersection of agriculture, retail, wholesale, exporting, and hospitality sectors, which makes it particularly vulnerable during Ontario’s ongoing state of emergency.
Napa Valley Vintners this week submitted its proposed guidelines for tasting room operations in a COVID-19 world.
The Napa Valley Vintners Group has submitted a safety plan for the eventual reopening of tasting rooms to local authorities.