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Resources for Statistical & Economic Information

The Nielsen Company

Phone: 415-235-4124
Provides information on wine trends and brand sales by accessing supermarket scanning data.
The Beverage Information Group
Phone: 630-762-8709
Fax: 630-762-9126
Publishes annual reports on beverage alcohol sales and consumption including trends, brand sales, advertising expenditures and demographic information.
Agricultural Statistics Service
Phone: 916-498-5161
Fax: 916-498-5186
California Grape Crush Reports
California Grape Acreage Reports
American Association of Wine Economists (AAWE)
Phone: 509-527-5718
Fax: 509-527-5026
A non-profit, educational organization that analyses and exchanges ideas in wine economics, publishes The Journal of Wine Economics and posts working papers online.
Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS)
Phone: 202-628-3544
Fax: 202-682-8888
Publishes reports with data on public revenues generated from the sale of beverages containing alcohol, including wine. Publishes state wine excise tax rates.
Experian Consumer Research
Phone: 212-471-2850
Conducts annual surveys on the beverage consumption behavior of selected demographic groups.
Gomberg, Fredrikson & Associates
Phone: 650- 851-6090
Fax: 650-745-7086
Wine industry consultants specializing in market analysis and industry economics. GFA produces The Gomberg-Fredrikson Report, WineData Wine Pricing Report, and others.
Impact Databank Review and Forecast
Phone: 212-684-4224
Fax: 212-684-5424
Publishes annual summary of US wine market including data on consumption, pricing, demographics, complete brand summary, advertising and projections.
Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP, Wine Business Advisors
Phone: 707-963-9222
Fax: 707-963-1379
Provides CPA services, business consulting, merger and acquisition services, litigation support, family wine business planning and industry research to wine businesses around the world. Industry research includes several reports highlighting various industry trends. Please visit the web site for more detailed information.
National Association of Beverage Importers, Inc.
Phone: 202-638-1617
Fax: 202-638-3122
Publishes the monthly Import Statistics and NABI Annual Statistical Report containing data on foreign wine entering the U.S. by type of wine and country of origin.
University of California Cooperative Extension Cost and Return Studies
Phone: 530-752-3563
Sample costs to establish a vineyard and produce winegrapes in various regions around the state of California. Information is available regarding other crops as well.