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.
The Covid-19 pandemic is making winery buyers skittish about buying grapes during the upcoming harvest, according to a top industry analyst.
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.