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

California Wine Market Sees Incremental Uptick of Activity in March

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As prices soften, the California bulk wine market has experienced increased activity during the past four weeks with plentiful inventories of Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Grigio throughout the state. New buyers have entered the market in search of establishing new coastal brands—a reflection of where planting has predominantly occurred during the past few years—but long-standing buyers also are … 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

The Global Demand for Wine

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Wine represents one of the most consistent products around the globe in terms of demand and longevity. People have been drinking wine in certain parts of the world for thousands of years, and this won’t change anytime soon. Wine consumption in the United States has seen consistent growth since the early 1990’s. This constant need creates a great business opportunity … Read More

Welcome to the NEW Ciatti.com & our blog!

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You’ve found the new home of Ciatti.com and our blog specific to bulk wine, grapes, and concentrates! Whether it be buying or selling, we strive to be your best resource for large-scale wine and grape needs.  If you have any news and/or questions related to our posts, feel free to comment or drop us a note.  As we grow our … Read More