vinSUITE news and insights for DTC wine businesses

Growing Wine Sales with Technology

Posted by Amy Shawley on May 12, 2015 at 11:24 AM

From the field to the tasting room, technological innovation is changing the landscape of every aspect of the wine industry. In 2015 we saw an uptick in wineries willing to incorporate technology, even out in the field. From vine monitoring sensors that monitor water levels in the crop to the new sensors for wine casks that measure the fermentation process in  real time, it seems there is no limit to what technology can do to give wineries a leg up on the competition. With DTC wine sales expected to raise 13% this year, it is no wonder wineries are taking such an aggressive stance to secure sales.

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Topics: Wine Technology, Technology, Marketing, Advice

eWinery Voted Best Software Supplier for the Second Year in Row

Posted by Kady White on March 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM

eWinery Solutions, vinSuite's partner in Granbury Wine Solutions, was named Best Wine Software Supplier for 2015 for the second year in a row by Vineyard & Winery Management Magazine. This award is extra special because winners were chosen by the publication's readers and the wine community. 

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Topics: Press Release

vinSUITE to Host Payments Security Webinar

Posted by vinSUITE on March 6, 2015 at 12:57 PM
October 29st, 2015 Granbury Wine Solutions, direct-to-consumer technology provider to the wine industry, is hosting a Webinar for winery owners, operators and tasting room managers  from 10:30am to 11:30pm. This free event features industry expert presentations about credit card security for wineries as well as future payment technologies like EMV and NFC technology like Apple Pay or Google Wallets.

The main speaker for the event, Sherry Burris of OpenEdge, a division of Global Payments, will share payment security trends, best practices for tasting room and eCommerce security, as well as a look at the future of mobile payments.Martin Olsen
 the General Manager for the Wine Division at Granbury Wine Solutions will provide insight into credit card processing for wine clubs as well as practical, easy to implement steps to increase revenue by reducing credit card declines and boosting retention. All winery professionals are welcome to attend this event free of charge.

Click here to register.

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Topics: Technology, Advice

Granbury Solutions Steps in to Keep Vineyard2Door Software Running

Posted by Amy Shawley on February 24, 2015 at 10:07 AM

Granbury Solutions, the leading technology provider for the wine industry, has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vineyard2Door, a Washington-based winery software company. On Monday, Vineyard2Door founder and President Gary Robertson announced the closure of the company and plans to shut down its direct-to-consumer wine sales and vineyard management software on Wednesday.


After hearing the news, Granbury Solutions President and CEO, Tom Bronson, met with Robertson to discuss options to help keep the web-based system running for active Vineyard2Door users. This week’s agreements ensures that wineries running Vineyard2Door will still have access to the technology solution, despite the company’s closure.

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Topics: Press Release

vinSuite Winery Software Launchesat Unified Symposium

Posted by Ashley Jernigan on January 30, 2015 at 12:58 PM

For Immediate Release

Sacramento, CA - Today Granbury Wine Solutions, the leading technology provider to the wine industry, announced the launch of vinSuite, a comprehensive suite of direct-to-consumer wine sales technology. vinSuite, which Granbury will unveil at the Unified Wine Symposium conference this week in Sacramento, CA, is the next generation of wine technology for the industry’s three leading wine brands that Granbury brought together earlier this year eWinery Solutions, WineWare, and WineWeb.

Built on the proven success of the eWinery Solutions eCommerce platform, vinSuite provides wineries with a complete suite of technology including e-commerce and website content management, wine club management and CRM, traditional and cloud-based tasting room point-of-sale, and mobile POS. The new vinSuite platform allows winery owners to access customer and transactional data from any mobile device. 

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Topics: Press Release