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May 2018 Data  -  Released on June 14, 2018
 
U.S. Wine Sales Rise 2%; Wineries Focus on DtC
U.S. wine sales increased 2% to $3.2 billion in May, bw166 reported. Off-premise sales through multiple-outlet and convenience stores tracked by IRI rose 2%. Direct-to-consumer (DtC) shipments, in which Napa retains a commanding position, increased just 7% as warmer temperatures arrived. Hiring of DtC positions, including tasting room and retail staff, increased 25%. The activity drove Winejobs.com's Winery Job Index 4% higher in May to 471.
 
 
Total U.S. Wine Sales » Month   12 Months  
May 2018 $3,247 mil
2%
$41,497 mil
<1%
May 2017 $3,193 mil $41,311 mil
     
Off-Premise Sales
IRI Channels »
Month   12 Months  
May 2018 $656 mil
2%
$8,931 mil
2%
May 2017 $645 mil $8,713 mil
     
Direct-to-Consumer Shipments » Month   12 Months  
May 2018 $229 mil
7%
$2,836 mil
14%
May 2017 $213 mil $2,492 mil
     
Winery Job Index » Month   12 Months  
May 2018 471
4%
334
8%
May 2017 455 310
     
 
 
 
 
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