01.25.2010  
 

Wine Industry Marketplace Launched

Most trusted name in wine and grape industry releases print and online Directory/Buyers Guide in two formats

 
by Wines & Vines staff
 
Wine Industry Marketplace
 
San Rafael, Calif. -- The just-launched Wine Industry Marketplace at winesandvinesdirectory.com features more than 3,600 suppliers who sell everything from barrels to labels to software, tractors and weather stations. Powered by the industry’s leading database -- Wines & Vines IndustryBase -- the Wine Industry Marketplace brings buyers and sellers together across North America.

Wines & Vines, the most trusted and established publisher in the wine industry, also announces release of its 2010 Directory/Buyer’s Guide in print. This invaluable resource provides more help than ever to wineries and grapegrowers across North America, while filling information gaps for a host of other industry participants, including suppliers, distributors, wine writers, public and private agencies and more.

The 800-page print edition of the 2010 Directory/Buyer’s Guide and the powerful new Wine Industry Marketplace website will both debut this week at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento, Calif.
Wines & Vines Directory Buyer's Guide
 
For decades, the Wines & Vines Directory/Buyer’s Guide has been a proven lead generator. It’s now enhanced with new online components, enabling buyers in the industry to easily access everything in one stop for success in today’s competitive climate.

Suppliers are easily searchable by company, by product and via the powerful browse-by-category search yielding full details about companies and products. Other essential features include supplier product videos -- allowing buyers to fully evaluate companies and products without even leaving their vineyards or wineries. Industry members also have full access to the latest supplier news and product reviews to keep current; new content is available daily.

Wines & Vines’ dedicated team of researchers has verified and completely updated every one of the more than 43,000 listings in all sections of this new Directory/Buyer's Guide to ensure it's the most complete and accurate resource of its kind anywhere.
Wines & Vines Marketplace screen shot
 

“Year after year, Wines & Vines serves the industry with the most comprehensive tool available to source industry information and contacts, and to buy and sell equipment, supplies and services across the industry,” said Wines & Vines publisher Chet Klingensmith. “This year we are bringing the unmatched combination of our print directory and online Marketplace to provide the most powerful tools available to the wine and grape industry.”

Companies in all tiers of the wine industry will find invaluable the Directory/Buyer's Guide's unmatched listings for 6,684 wineries in North America including both bonded and virtual wineries.

Exclusive to the Wines & Vines Directory/Buyer’s Guide are sections on Direct Shipping, Wine Distributors and Wine Writers. The Direct Shipping section outlines state laws and regulations that govern wine shipping, and provides information about license requirements, taxes and distributor relationships. Another unique feature is the Distributors section, which includes contact information for 800 North American wine distributors, as well as the wineries each company represents.

Additional content areas include trade associations, government agencies, wine competitions, university courses and viticultural areas of North America.

Wines & Vines also produces the Online Marketing System, a web-based application that allows users to target and extract winery data for sales and marketing purposes.

Full product videos are available for the Wines & Vines Marketplace and Online Marketing System. Visit winesandvinesdirectory.com to view.

Purchase the 2010 Wines & Vines Directory/Buyer’s Guide for $95 through the company’s website, winesandvinesdirectory.com, or phone (866) 453-9701. A special rate will be offered to attendees who purchase a directory from the Wines & Vines booth No. 420 at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, Jan. 27-28, in Sacramento, Calif.

 

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