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Wine Industry Trade Publications

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.
M. Shanken Communications, Inc.
Phone 212/684-4224; Research Department 212/684-4224 EXT. 339
Publishes Impact and Market Watch. These publications contain data on wine consumption, market share, advertising expenditures and related information.
Publishes the U.S. Wine Market Impact Databank Review and Forecast, a comprehensive annual report, which contains over 300 tables, graphs and maps on the U.S. wine market.
Publishes The Global Drinks Market, Impact Databank’s annual summary of the world alcoholic beverage industry.
Practical Winery & Vineyard
Phone 415/479-5819;
A bi-monthly magazine of winegrowing, winemaking and winemarketing news and reviews.
The Gomberg-Fredrikson Report
Phone: 650-851-6090
Originally created by Louis Gomberg in the late 1940s, The Gomberg-Fredrikson Report is the only established information source that monitors monthly and annual comparative shipments of leading California wineries and wine imports by country. The report also provides insightful commentary and analysis of current business conditions and trends shaping the market.
Wine Business Publications
Phone 707/939-0822; Fax 707/939-0833
Covers industry business trends in the weekly newsletter Wine Business Insider and the journal Wine Business Monthly, both aimed at wine industry executives. Also publishes the yearly Wine Industry Directory and Almanac.
Wine Country Classifieds
Phone 800/995-9463 or 707/967-5155
Employment and service listings for the beverage industry.
Wines & Vines
Phone 415/453-9700
Publishes Wines & Vines Buyers Guide, a directory of wineries and trade associations across the country and a monthly magazine, Wines & Vines. (An annual statistical report is published in the July issue of this magazine.)