Our Philosophy

Our vision of the wine and spirits world, our style and our whole philosophy are somewhat different from other trade publications. We focus on the United States commercial wine and spirits industry, while always keeping an eye on international events to gauge their effect here. We stress the links between politics, personalities, law, and business. We are irreverent, and we are independent. We do not accept advertising in our publications, and our content is gathered and edited always with the reader in mind, so you always get the unvarnished straight scoop, without the fluff and bull you get in other publications.

WineSpiritsDaily.com gives our clients the information they need to make them more powerful and effective managers and leaders, both on an on-going basis with our "push" newsletters (delivered via email), and on a reference basis with our archived web resource at winespiritsdaily.com.

Our knowledge-based publication not only helps our clients become strategic and tactical in their thinking about the business of wine and spirits, they also empower our clients with an institutional understanding of the everyday events and people that drive our industry. We don't just report the news, we connect the dots and draw conclusions.

Our publication is expensive by design, not blunder. Their price keeps the readership to a manageable few who are serious about exploring the tough issues in the wine and spirits industry.

At a time when business is going global and when more and more companies are striving to join the United States wine and spirits economy (the largest profit pool in the world, by far), our timely electronic publications give you the news and information as it happens, with institutional memory and perspective added, and you can see historical issues archived on our website.

This approach is increasingly relevant: 1. Daily news, digested and stripped of bull, with political and strategic perspective added; and 2. The in-depth investigation into the changes in the post-21st Amendment three-tier system in the U.S., plus the latest ideas to become more productive wine and spirits producers, distributors and marketers.

"We have one foot in the wine marketing world and other in beer, so I really look forward to my Wine & Spirits Daily and Beer Business Daily emails EVERY day. These are the first emails I open in my morning scan of all email that I receive. I think this is saying a lot because I get over 300 emails a day. I learn so much new information lot and gain much perspective regarding what is going on in the marketplace, which is great when one is essentially strapped to their desk. Keep up the good work!"
Bruce Bieber, CMO, Perpetual Promotion and Wines of Washington Promotion

Who Subscribes?

Top and middle execs from all major wine and spirits companies subscribe, all major trade associations, most small wine and spirits producers, and thousands of wine and spirits wholesalers.

WineSpiritsDaily.com's publications are read on all continents of the world except Antarctica. Top execs at the major wine and spirits companies subscribe, along with the top 6 distributors, and thousands of others. Our open rates on Wine & Spirits Daily emails regularly exceed 80%.

From the smallest wholesaler to the largest distiller, WSD's publications provide what no other trade publisher can: edited wine and spirits industry news every day, and cutting-edge marketing, consumer, and branding information on how to become a more productive wine and spirits industry professional.

If you have any questions, please email me at or call me at 210-805-8006.

I look forward to hearing from you.

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