Wine and Grape Market Update Webinar (August 2020)


This past Wednesday Ciatti Company hosted a webinar to discuss the current market conditions that exist in the Wine Industry in various areas around the world. The webinar was very well received, with attendees tuning in from all over the world. The information-rich meeting provided insight about the current wine and grape market, and we also discussed buyer activity in … Read More

Ciatti Wine Market Update Webinar (June 3rd, 2020)


-Watch and Listen to The Complete Webinar- -See below For Full PowerPoint of the Webinar- COVID – PANDEMIC March – SIP protocols enacted Closures/restrictions – restaurants, tastings rooms, tourism, travel Consumer behaviors changing dramatically Difficult to understand and predict how changes will impact the wine industry and how long these conditions will last Understanding the “new normal”   SPIRITS LEADS … Read More

2019 California Winegrape Crush Report: 3,890,253 Tons Crushed


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  2019 California Winegrape Crushed 3,890,253 Tons (February 10, 2020, Novato, CA) – We’ll never know how big this crush could have been!! The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2019 was released today. The 2019 Harvest size rivals the 2014 harvest and is the second smallest harvest since 2011. While not good … Read More

Ciatti at Unified Wine Symposium 2020 in Sacramento, CA (Feb. 4th-6th)


Come visit us at booth #B812 for all your entity’s bulk wine and grape sourcing needs! Also keep an eye on the release of the official conference schedule… Ciatti’s Steve Dorfman will be presenting and surely won’t disappoint at this years Unified Wine Symposium. Here’s a bit more on Steve: “Steve Dorfman joined the Ciatti Company in 2007 after working … Read More

Mid-Size Wineries in 2019: How to Adapt to Consolidating Distribution Channels… (VIDEO)


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As the total number of wineries increase in America, how do the industry’s mid-size wine producers handle moving their product through the supply chain, while distribution channels consolidate? Be sure to check out American Vineyard Magazine’s latest interview with Ciatti Company’s Glenn Proctor, as he provides tips and recommendations for the US market’s mid-size wineries.  

May 2019 Report of the California Wine, Grape Markets


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The sluggish California grape and bulk wine markets are absorbing the effects of large harvests of California grapes in 2018 with 2019 giving every indication of producing a similarly healthy crop. The California Department of Food and Agriculture 2018 Grape Crush Report, published later than usual on April 10, reported smaller-than-anticipated but still record-breaking grape harvests of approximately 4.282 million … Read More

Recapping Ciatti’s April 19′ Global Market Report


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Weather continues to be a highly influential factor affecting the bulk wine and grape markets in several countries, as has been the case during the past eight to nine months. Throughout April, multiple regions suffered dry spells, high winds and even hailstorms, creating a more unpredictable market. Grape crops also seem to be coming in lighter than last year in … Read More

2018 California Winegrape “Crushed” 4,281,684 Tons!


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (April 10, 2019, Novato, CA) – Did we say BIG?? It was, but not as big as we thought! The California Department of Food and Agriculture Grape Crush Report for 2018 was released today. The 2018 Harvest will go down as the biggest on record with 4,281,684 tons of winegrapes crushed. It was not quite as large … Read More

A Look Inside March 2019’s Global Market Report


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After feverish buying activity in 2017 and 2018, the overall trend in the bulk wine market is a return to the former—and slower—pace. Meanwhile, grape harvests in the Southern Hemisphere started numerous weeks ago and are well underway. In certain countries—including New Zealand, Chile, the Western Cape, and even parts of Australia—the harvest is lighter than originally forecast, mostly because … Read More