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The wine industry faces significant business challenges: rapid industry consolidation, unprecedented levels of international competition, changing consumer preferences, and increasingly complex risk management issues. We’ve been there every step of the way as advisors to more than 300 wineries and vineyards across the United States. Each has its own unique challenges and we’re eager to help find the right solutions.

Here are some of those time-consuming challenges that we can help with:

  • Competitive industry intelligence
  • Effective management of growth and opportunity
  • Environmental, labor, and safety regulations
  • Federal, state, and local taxes
  • Financing and lender relationships
  • Financial reporting and financial planning
  • Forecasting and benchmarking

We serve more wine clients than any other CPA firm. As the nation’s largest wine accounting and consulting practice, we stay ahead of critical issues by immersing ourselves in the information stream and playing an active role in the industry. Our goal is to help equip your business with the fundamental financial and operational strength it needs to grow and thrive so you can focus on what you love most—the art of creating great wine.

Wine Industry Surveys

Moss Adams regularly partners with industry leaders to survey regional and nationwide trends in the wine industry. The goal? To bring you valuable, insightful data and analysis so you’re able to benchmark your company against industry leaders and make informed business decisions.


Learn about the top 10 challenges for wine executives and how to proactively address them to create positive change.

At more than $12 billion annually, the research and development (R&D) tax credit is one of the biggest tax incentives available to businesses. For wineries, the potential tax savings could be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Yet many Northern California wineries are missing out. Some are unaware of the credit’s existence.

Classifying trade spend costs can be confusing, especially in a three-tier system that the wine industry follows. We cover exceptions and some tips for wineries and their distributors.

While many are steeped in history, wineries are now modernizing with high-tech solutions. To increase efficiency and sustainability, they’re tackling everything from water to pesticides to automation.

Learn how to interpret and understand the financial statements and other important metrics that can help you more effectively manage your operation.

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