Wine Direct

WineDirect provides a full service eCommerce, POS and digital marketing platform for producers to sell wine direct to consumer. Read more

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Wine Direct

WineDirect provides a full service eCommerce, POS and digital marketing platform for producers to sell wine direct to consumer. Read more

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President & CEO

Joe Waechter

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Wineshipping is seen as one of Wine Direct's top competitors. Wineshipping was founded in Napa, California} in 1998. Wineshipping is in the Courier, Logistics & Freight Services industry. Compared to Wine Direct, Wineshipping generates $62.7M less revenue.

Vinfolio is Wine Direct's #2 competitor. Vinfolio was founded in 2003, and its headquarters is in San Francisco, California. Vinfolio is in the Distillers, Brewers & Wineries field. Vinfolio has 37 more employees than Wine Direct.

Wine Country Shipping is Wine Direct's #3 rival. Wine Country Shipping is headquartered in Windsor, California, and was founded in 1999. Wine Country Shipping operates in the Courier, Logistics & Freight Services industry. Wine Country Shipping generates 6.31% the revenue of Wine Direct.


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Wine Direct Acquisitions



Elypsis Inc

Aug 2013

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Jun 2012

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Vin65 provides ecommerce, point of sale systems, content and customer relationship management solutions for winery business.

These are all the companies that Wine Direct has acquired. Wine Direct has acquired 2 companies and its latest acquisition was Elypsis Inc in Aug 2013.

Wine Direct Funding History

No recent funding data found related to Wine Direct

Wine Direct Investments

No recent investments found related to Wine Direct

These are all the companies that Wine Direct has invested in. Wine Direct has invested 2 companies and its latest investment was Elypsis Inc in Aug 2013.

Wine Direct News

October 21, 2020Wine Industry Advisor

WineDirect Unveils 2020 Report Spotlighting Major Developments in DTC Ecommerce Amidst Holiday Season

The inaugural report highlights unprecedented shifts in wine ecommerce and fulfillment over the past ... See more »
February 17, 2020Wine Industry Advisor

WineDirect Offsets 100% of Carbon Emissions from DTC Shipping

California and Oregon wineries can now fully offset carbon emissions from their DTC packages using Wi... See more »
June 4, 2019Wine Industry Advisor

New WineDirect DTC Fulfillment Center Coming Soon to the Willamette Valley

This summer, Oregon wineries will be able to take their delivery experience to the next level with Wi... See more »
April 2, 2019Wine Industry Advisor

WineDirect and VinDashboard Announce Partnership to Offer an Automatic DTC Business Intelligence Solution for Wineries

VinDashboard provides many industry standard reports and key performance indicators to help wineries ... See more »
January 25, 2019The Grocer

Online wine retailer WineDirect suspends trading after entering administration

Fermentation Ltd, the company behind WineDirect and, hired administrators last week... See more »
January 14, 2019Wine Industry Advisor

On Site Complimentary DTC Check Ups

Our team of DTC Experts will be on site offering complimentary DTC Check Ups on January 30th & 31st. ... See more »
July 11, 20184-traders

and Tock Announce Strategic Partnership to Offer a Smarter Approach to Booking and Experiencing Tastings and Tours at Wineries Across North America

( Integration optimizes CRM to provide greater hospitality, improve efficiencies, reduc... See more »

Wine Direct Blogs

November 7, 2016Wine Direct Blog

2016 OND Preview: Winery direct shipping volumes on track to exceed 2015 by 23%

With the first month of OND complete, DTC shipping volumes among small and medium wineries are up sha... See more »
October 11, 2016Wine Direct Blog

Meet Our Santa Barbara County Crew

WineDirect has a new fulfillment warehouse in Santa Barbara County, and our local team is looking for... See more »
October 5, 2016Wine Direct Blog

3 proven ways to make your wine images work for you online

Here's the deal: The average person's attention span in 2015 was 8.25 seconds. People no longer desir... See more »
September 22, 2016Wine Direct Blog

Illinois' New DTC Requirements for Wineries and Fulfillment Partners

In August, the state of Illinois enacted a revision of their direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping law in... See more »
September 21, 2016Wine Direct Blog

Are you ready for the busy holiday shipping season?

As summer comes to a close it's time to start thinking about, and planning for, the busiest time of y... See more »
September 12, 2016Wine Direct Blog

Arizona DTC Change Opens State to Larger Wineries

With the passage of SB 1381 in March, 2016, Arizona effectively expanded DTC shipping privileges to a... See more »
August 3, 2016Wine Direct Blog

3 Ways to Identify Your Winery's Top Website Referral Sources

Email marketing, social media, organic search: not all traffic sources bring the same amount of engag... See more »

Wine Direct Press Releases

October 16, 2015PR NEWSWIRE

UXC Eclipse Acquires Selected Assets of WineDirect

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UXC Eclipse (USA) LLC, the North American arm of UXC Eclipse,... See more »

Wine Direct Videos

April 14, 2020Wine Direct Vimeo Channel

"Webinar: Email Marketing for Ecommerce Growth" on VIMEO

Learn how to design a winning email marketing program built around the customer journey.Cast: WineDir... See more »
April 8, 2020Wine Direct Vimeo Channel

"Webinar: Ask Me Anything - WineDirect Promotions" on VIMEO

With tasting rooms closed, many of us are focusing our efforts to online sales. In this Ask Me Anythi... See more »
March 25, 2020Wine Direct Vimeo Channel

"Webinar: Amplify Your Winery's Social Media Strategy" on VIMEO

Join us with social media experts and learn how to make your brand shine on social media. We'll cover... See more »
March 18, 2020Wine Direct Vimeo Channel

"Webinar: 3 Tools to Drive Online Sales" on VIMEO

Ben Kraemer shows you three tools you can use to drive online sales as consumers around the world hun... See more »
March 10, 2020Wine Direct Vimeo Channel

"Webinar: Leveraging Winery Events With Tock" on VIMEO

Hear from Tock's Norman Grumbach and Ed Feuchuk of Farm Collective how to leverage Tock's tools and p... See more »
February 18, 2020Wine Direct Vimeo Channel

"Webinar: Driving Sales With Custom Clubs" on VIMEO

Learn what it takes to build and grow a successful custom wine club. Plus, get a preview of our new w... See more »
January 28, 2020Wine Direct Vimeo Channel

"Your Ecommerce Platform Upgrade - Products and Shipping" on VIMEO

As we continue to roll out the Ecommerce Platform Upgrade, you'll see big updates to both the Product... See more »

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Wine Direct Headquarters

450 Green Island Road

American Canyon, California94503


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Wine Direct Summary



WineDirect provides a full service eCommerce, POS and digital marketing platform for producers to sell wine direct to consumer. Wine Direct was founded in 2002. Wine Direct's headquarters is located in American Canyon, California, USA 94503. Wine Dire...


Wine Direct's President & CEO, Joe Waechter, currently has an approval rating of 79%. Wine Direct's primary competitors are Wineshipping, Vinfolio & Wine Country Shipping.


Frequently Asked Questions about Wine Direct

  1. When was Wine Direct founded?

    Wine Direct was founded in 2002
  2. Who is Wine Direct's CEO?

    Wine Direct's CEO is Joe Waechter
  3. How much revenue does Wine Direct generate?

    Wine Direct generates $70M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Wine Direct have?

    Wine Direct has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is Wine Direct's headquarters?

    Wine Direct's headquarters is in American Canyon California, USA
  2. How many employees does Wine Direct have?

    Wine Direct has 93 employees
  3. What sector does Wine Direct operate in?

    Wine Direct is in Internet Software, Digital Marketing, E-commerce
  4. Who are Wine Direct's competitors?

    Wine Direct's top competitors are Wineshipping, Vinfolio, Wine Country Shipping