Wine, Beer & Spirits

Thirst for Opportunity

The alcohol industry faces significant business challenges: rapid industry consolidation, unprecedented levels of international competition, changing consumer preferences and demographics, and increasingly complex distribution networks and risk management issues. We’ve been there every step of the way, working alongside more than 350 wine, beer, and spirits producers, suppliers, and distributors across the United States. Each industry segment has its own unique set of challenges and we’re here to help.

Industry Challenges

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

We serve more wine, beer, and spirits clients than any other CPA firm. To better serve our industry clients, 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 products.

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 more about our wine surveys.


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2017 Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Report®

Explore industry trends, sales and production, and viticulture data, and operating and financial metrics by region.


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2015 Winery & Grower Benchmarking Report

Tap into the thoughts of winery and vineyard managers facing important decisions on where to best invest company resources.


Insights


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Learn how continued brewery growth, shifting consumer tastes, and economic uncertainty may impact your business.

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Innovation at vineyards and wineries is a natural fit for R&D tax credits, but calculating and qualifying for them requires careful consideration.

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Learn what to expect during each phase of a company’s life cycle—and actions to take to help prepare for what is next.

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Help your winery reduce damage caused by top-trending cyberthreats by following these key steps.

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Owning a winery in an AVA could result in significant tax benefits, but the valuations process is complex. Here’s what vintners need to know.

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Tax reform provides several tax-planning opportunities for winery and vineyard companies. Learn about the biggest changes and how they affect your business.

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