DTC Wine Workshops launches the DTC Consultant Network to serve Wineries Nationally

Castro Valley, California (EastBayDaily) — DTC Wine Workshops is pleased to announce the founding members of the recently launched DTC Consultant Network, a full-service consulting group connecting wineries with subject matter experts throughout the nation to grow direct to consumer (DTC) wine business, expand brand awareness and retain loyal customers.

The twelve founding members are: Janet Majors, Christopher Huber, Sandra Hess, Nicholas Karavidas, Mitch Tarr, Karen Barnes, James Davenport, Hilarie Larson, John Gavin, Marc Engel, Shaun McDonald and Adrienne Stillman. This group of industry specialists offer deep expertise across a range of subject areas including e-commerce, CRM, wine marketing, tasting room goal metrics and training, wine club set up and management, web design, social media and data management.

“Over the past five years, there has been a significant increase in direct-to-consumer wine sales across the US and wineries are implementing DTC sales and marketing initiatives to grow and expand this important sales channel,” said Sandra Hess, founder of DTC Wine Workshops. “We’ve launched the DTC Consultant Network in response to this industry need, with a goal to help wineries identify the ideal combination of tools and processes to achieve long term success for their brands.”

By bringing together consultants with diverse backgrounds, the DTC Consultant Network is able to offer wineries a holistic solution for all DTC wine sales and marketing needs. Clients work with Network members on a project-by-project basis, for maximum flexibility and support. “The breadth and depth of the DTC Consultant Network allows us to service all manner of wineries across the US,” said Hess. “Our members have experience working with wineries of all shapes and sizes and use that knowledge to deliver best-in-class solutions tailored to the unique needs of each client."

DTC Consultant Network Members are based across the US and serve clients throughout all geographies, including California, Oregon, Washington, Virginia, New York State and Texas.

About DTC Wine Workshops: DTC Wine Workshops (DTCWW) is based out of the San Francisco Bay Area and works with wineries large and small across the US to grow direct to consumer wine business, build brand awareness and retain loyal customers. DTCWW uses proven methodologies and has strategic partnerships with select wine technology partners to assist with set up of a new direct to consumer sales division or to augment winery teams on a project-by-project basis.

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Adrienne Stillman