Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Wineries industry is large and expanding, with the United States becoming an increasingly prominent producer and exporter of quality wines. During the five years to 2014, industry revenue has grown as a result of strong growth in consumer confidence, per capita expenditure on alcohol and total US exports of wine. Similarly, the industry is expected to grow steadily over the next five years, as exports increase and larger wineries continue to gain market share... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Wineries in the US industry has a medium level of industry concentration, with the top players generating an estimated 50.3% of industry revenue in 2014. Although the top four players account for more than half of the revenue, the rest of the industry is highly fragmented, and is made up of many small operations.
Over the past five years, industry concentration has been on the rise, primarily as a result of larger corporations acquiring popular brands that once belonged to independent wineries and vineyards. This trend is expected to continue over the next five years as the economic climate improves and larger companies expand their portfolios through additional mergers and acquisitions... purchase to read more