Establishing a Wine Business
Establishing a Wine Business
Q1: The costs in the vineyard are in collaboration with the raw materials used such as grapes and juices. Finding the best grapes and juices can present with an opportunity to enhance the clientele. The risk of conservation of water, pest-risk, water quality, soil quality, severe weather is some of the risks for wine growers.
Q2: The cost of each vineyard activity includes the maintenance cost, irrigation, soil, harvesting, earthquake, and the procurement of raw material (Roy, 2016). Hiring contract workers would cost around $900 per month and they would require around 8 hours per day at the vineyard. It would cost $10,000 for each vineyard activity to perform to its maximum potential. The winery would take 2 years to become profitable and the profitability can improve by process improvements and better managerial decision making.
We can assume that the winery business is a lucrative proposition, and with the proper equipment and entrepreneurial acumen, it can succeed. It is imperative to amalgamate all the resources like an excellent supply of raw materials, machinery/equipment, and expert staff.
For example, tasting high-quality wine is a sip away at the Volcano vineyard, in Big Island, Hawaii. It is the perfect example of a winery that specializes in a different variation of grapes and wines. On 1st of June, 2012, they started to rate $5.00 for wine tasting. Now you can enjoy the…
Part B1: Characteristics of the wine country/ -area
Tuscany alongside Piemont and Venice is one of the three Italian luxurious wine regions in the entire “Il Calcio”(Italy) and one of the most legendary in the entire world.
Figure 1: Vineyards and geographical wine areas in Tuscany region.
Giving the fact that Italy is about 1000 km long from North to South , it`s not easy to describe the condition of the soil. Alps and Apennines cut the country into geographical segments. Tuscan area…
White wines are wines with pale yellow color, yellow gold or yellow green which are produced from white or black grapes without skin. White wines existed 2500 years ago. There are several types of white wine. Learn more information about different types of white wine categorized according to taste. Discover about the different flavors and regions where white wines are common in the catalog below.
• Light and Zesty
These wines are lightly bodied with a fresh clean taste.
• Cortese (a.k.a Gavi) –…
Red wine is one of the many types of alcoholic beverage and is characterized by the distinct dark red color from the dark red grapes it is made from. Red wine is said to deliver health benefits when consumed in moderate amounts consistently. The health benefits are results of the antioxidants that are present in red wine. These health benefits are unique to red wine because grapes are healthy fruits that contain numerous nutrients and antioxidants. These positive properties of grapes are…
There are lots of immigrants in the Bay Area, and they are trying to settle down in the new environment with diverse society. According the 2005-2007 American Community survey, nearly one third of residents in the Bay Area region are immigrants, 54% of immigrants in Bay Area are citizens; immigrants and their children make up 42% of population in the Bay Area, of all children in region 49% have at least one immigrant parent. This status tells us that Bay Area has lots of immigrant and the second…
Evaluating the benefits and problems associated with malolactic fermentation of Merlot wines
Emma Bruwer, 16122364, BSc Agric (Viticulture and Oenology), J.H Neethling Building, Victoria Street, Stellenbosch University.
Rudi Scholtz, Thelema Mountain Vineyards, Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch.
Malolactic fermentation is the conversion of harsh and acidic malic acid to a more desirable form of lactic acid in wine by Lactic acid bacteria, after the completion of alcoholic…