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Traffic Got You Down?

Traffic Got You Down?

The reports are in, and traffic is down year on year (to date) in many regions. While all are hopeful it will return to at least 2019 levels, several WISE wineries are focusing on driving revenue beyond the tasting room. Here are three ways to drive revenue even when traffic…

Touch of Grey

Touch of Grey

I know the rent is in arrears The dog has not been fed in years It’s even worse than it appears But it’s alright… …We will survive While Jerry Garcia may have sung it nearly 40 years ago, it bears repeating. The news is full of doom and gloom for…

Creating a Culture of Collaboration

Creating a Culture of Collaboration

“Tasting Room Traffic is Down” or “Ecommerce Lowest Since 2019” or “Wine Club Attrition at All Time High” – these are not subject lines we’re unfamiliar with lately. There is a lot of doom and gloom being reported highlighting downward trends. However, as an industry, we’re prevailing and seeing a…

Wine Club Shrinking?

Wine Club Shrinking?

Spoiler Alert: You’re Not Alone Across multiple data resources, we’re hearing and seeing that with traffic down, so are club conversions. If attrition is also up, our clubs are shrinking! What can we do to increase conversion to club when guests come in? STATE OF OUR CURRENT RESOURCES – Logistics/Structure:…

Leverage Your WISE Investment

Leverage Your WISE Investment

Many teams use the slow season to regroup on the last year and make plans for the new year. Some of this comes in the form of training, some in attending conferences for inspiration, and some recalibrate with an annual SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats) analysis. We know we’re preaching…

Instant Replay

Instant Replay

There are many great lessons in watching Sunday football and leadership. Immediately following a big play – either a winning play or an error – once the player sits on the bench, their designated coach joins them with an iPad. They may exchange high fives or get a consolation pat…

AI Resources – WIN Expo Panel

AI Resources – WIN Expo Panel

A special thank you to our friends at WISE and Justin Noland, Sr. Director DTC Marketing & Ecommerce at Treasury Wine Estates and Nathan Westfall,  Founder at Vine Valley Analytics & Strategy for putting this together! Generative AI – Prompts 5 Tips Talk to the AI just like you would…

AI in the Wine Industry – What does it look like?

AI in the Wine Industry – What does it look like?

According to AI, ChatGPT specifically, AI, or Artificial Intelligence, refers to the simulation of human intelligence in computer systems, enabling them to perform tasks that typically require human intelligence, such as learning, reasoning, problem-solving, and decision-making. So, does that mean AI is going to take all the jobs? No… but…