With 20 years professional experience in the wine industry including cool climate winemaking, icewine, appassimento, winery start-up, winemaking research and training, Crafting Wines provides advice and support to wine businesses, from the smaller owner-operator, medium-size wine business, to the large commercial operation.

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Winemaking & Viticulture Advice

  • Advice in all aspects of the wine making process from harvest to bottling.
  • Bottling and packaging.
  • Wine quality improvements.
  • Grapes assessment.
  • Quality control and risk management.
  • Blending wine to meet the market.
  • Products evaluation.
  • Winery procedures and practices evaluation.
  • Optimization of winery and vineyard performance.

Winery Design, Winery Start-up & Project Management

Winery design projects from small scale expansion to full winery establishment. Projects may include the following elements:

  • Concept and product development.
  • Operation cost estimation.
  • Equipment specification, sourcing.
  • Design of winery processes, crush-pad, bottling, packaging.
  • Feasibility study.

Wine Business Strategy & Marketing

  • Review of long-term company goals and marketing strategy.
  • Update short- to medium-term plans to meet long-term strategic goals.
  • Financial modelling based on short- and medium-term sales budgets.
  • Winemaking processes and equipment appraisal.
  • Evaluation of product offer, fit-to-market opportunity and strength of brand proposition.