California winegrape growers could suffer at least $437 million in lost sales from this years grape harvest due to COVID-19 related economic disruptions.
Two months since going remote, auction houses see results, while raising funds for hospitality workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A joint study was developed by researchers to explore these issues.
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.