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Turrentine Bulk Wine Broker added to the Team!

Turrentine Brokerage, California’s leading broker of wine grapes and wines in bulk, is pleased to announce that a new broker has joined its growing team. Neil Koch (rhymes with scotch) grew up among the vineyards and wineries of Napa Valley. He graduated from Vintage High School and studied enology and viticulture at both Napa Community […]

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Not the Hard Way

The Turrentine Market Update I often take a back route home from work, winding through the West Marin countryside. As the autumn days grow shorter, it is already getting dark as I make my way past vineyards and dairies and through redwood groves...

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Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey 2013

The results are in! To purchase a Copy of the report for $495, click on the red logo.
We’re pleased to provide you with the results of our 2013 Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Report. Moss Adams LLP, the Farm Credit Alliance, and Turrentine Brokerage are committed to continuing to serve as thought leaders in the wine industry, and we view the report as an opportunity to provide wineries, grape growers, and negociants with comparative and insightful information. This survey builds on the results published by Moss Adams in 2009 that analyzed a range of topics including general industry trends, sales and production data, viticulture data along with operating and financial metrics by region.

The goal of the survey? To bring you valuable, insightful data and analysis to help you benchmark your operating and financial results against industry leaders.

Celebrating 40 Years!

In 1973, the year Turrentine Brokerage was founded, California crushed just over 1 million tons of grapes for wine. Today, that number is rapidly approaching 4 million. Over these 40 years, we have witnessed extensive change within the industry while passing the torch from Dan Turrentine to Bill Turrentine and now on to Steve Fredricks. The company has grown from one employee to 21 in that time continues to expand. With great appreciation, we thank all of you who have worked with us over the last 40 years and look forward to the next 40. Cheers!

Recent Sales

The following is a small selection from our recent sales. These actual sales can give some indication of the market but it should be remembered that individual sale prices vary widely due to quality, barrel age and other special circumstances.

Selected Recent Sales of Grapes & Wines in Bulk for December 1, 2014.

Bulk Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 wine, Napa Valley, 7,700 gallons at $29.00 per gallon

Petite Sirah 2014 wine, California, 19,500 gallons at $7.50 per gallon

Merlot 2013 wine, North Coast, 12,500 gallons at $6.50 per gallon

Muscat 2014 wine, California, 6,400 gallons at $4.50 per gallon

Zinfandel 2013 wine, Lodi, 13,000 gallons at $5.50 per gallon

Sauvignon Blanc 2014 wine, Lake County, 6,400 gallons at $7.50 per gallon

Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 wine, Napa Valley, 4,700 gallons at $26.00 per gallon