Posted by: Jan 25, 2015

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Huge jump in month-to-month taxpaid sales in November 2014.

Monthly Hightlights

  • No new wineries in this edition of The Florida Wineries Report.
  • In November 2014, the total number of reporting wineries stood at 69. Of that number, 38 reported taxpaid sales for the month.
  • Month-to-month taxpaid sales were up a whooping 49.5% in November 2014. Total taxpaid sales during the rolling last-twelve-months (LTM) increased by 0.29%.

Florida Wineries Monthly Taxpaid Sales

We start out with each Florida winery’s taxpaid sales volume for the month of November 2014.

Reported Monthly Taxpaid Sales by Florida Wineries
for the month of November 2014
Monthly RankRanking ChangeWineryCitySales
(in cases)
1+1Seabreeze WineryPanama City Beach   1,015.97
2+1Schnebly Redland’s WineryHomestead     394.09
3-2Keel & Curley WineryPlant City     327.07
4+3Island Grove Wine Co.Hawthorne     321.21
50Kelley’s Traditional Irish CiderCape Canaveral     206.89
60Aspirations WineryClearwater     197.66
7+59Whispering Oaks WineryOxford     193.47
8-4Quantum Leap WineryOrlando     163.04
9+49Florida WineryMadeira Beach     114.77
10-1Bunker Hill Vineyard & WineryDuette     101.56
11+5Copp WineryCrystal River         88.82
12-2Endless Summer Vineyard & WineryFt Pierce         85.74
13-2Henscratch FarmsLake Placid         83.65
14+4Murielle WineryClearwater         76.52
15-3Flagler Beachfront WineryFlagler Beach         71.93
16+10Fiddler’s Ridge FarmsLake Wales         67.60
17-4Royal Manor Meadery & WineryInterlachen         64.37
18+2Florida Estates WineryLand O’Lakes         34.91
19+4Bluefield Estate WineryGainesville         34.21
20-12Tangled Oaks VineyardGrandin         30.06
21-4Three Oaks WineryVernon         28.89
22+14Two Lions WineryDunedin         24.71
23+10Southshore UncorkedApollo Beach         22.50
240D’vine Wine Your Place or MineWinter Springs         22.06
25+10Gilded Grape WineryPort Charlotte         19.80
26+21Southern Brewing & WinemakingTampa         16.81
27-5Tarpon Springs Castle WineryTarpon Springs         13.32
28+36Wine Making PantrySarasota         13.24
29-10True Blue WineryDavenport         12.99
30-15Florida Distillers Co.Winter Haven         12.15
31-1Hutchinson Farm WineryApopka         11.85
320Brookstone WinesBrooksville           9.98
33-4Corkscrew WineryOcala           7.14
34-9Time to Make WineFort Myers           6.83
35+2Mango BottlingCocoa           5.50
36-9Monticello Vineyards & WineryMonticello           4.41
37-9Redi-2-Drinq ShotpaqSarasota           3.00
380Old Oaks VineyardBonifay           2.41

Florida Wineries’ LTM Taxpaid Sales

Our next table shows taxpaid sales by each winery for the 12 months ending November 2014. Last twelve months (LTM) is a method of measuring and comparing performance without the impact of seasonal or monthly variances.

Last Twelve Months (LTM) Reported Taxpaid Sales by Florida Wineries
for the month of November 2014
Monthly RankRanking ChangeWineryCitySales
(in cases)
10Keel & Curley WineryPlant City6,222.64
20Seabreeze WineryPanama City Beach5,296.64
30Schnebly Redland’s WineryHomestead4,651.11
40Florida WineryMadeira Beach2,483.66
5+1Island Grove Wine Co.Hawthorne1,901.74
6-1Aspirations WineryClearwater1,778.59
70Quantum Leap WineryOrlando1,680.42
80Bunker Hill Vineyard & WineryDuette1,254.97
90Endless Summer Vineyard & WineryFt Pierce1,030.33
10+4Kelley’s Traditional Irish CiderCape Canaveral875.05
11-1Henscratch FarmsLake Placid857.87
12-1Flagler Beachfront WineryFlagler Beach836.75
13-1Murielle WineryClearwater769.05
14-1Copp WineryCrystal River746.81
150Royal Manor Meadery & WineryInterlachen575.88
160Wine Making PantrySarasota495.97
170Tarpon Springs Castle WineryTarpon Springs454.95
180Florida Estates WineryLand O’Lakes423.31
190True Blue WineryDavenport403.83
20+1Tangled Oaks VineyardGrandin395.80
21+1Bluefield Estate WineryGainesville388.17
22-2Three Oaks WineryVernon383.83
23+1Southern Brewing & WinemakingTampa303.36
24+1Naples WinemakingNaples242.02
25+1Florida Distillers Co.Winter Haven217.15
26-3Redi-2-Drinq ShotpaqSarasota196.50
27+39Whispering Oaks WineryOxford193.47
28+1Gilded Grape WineryPort Charlotte151.35
29-2Brookstone WinesBrooksville149.75
30-2Oak Haven WinerySorrento141.92
310D’vine Wine Your Place or MineWinter Springs114.38
320Two Lions WineryDunedin112.06
33-3Al Rite Fruits & SyrupsMiami102.74
34+2Southshore UncorkedApollo Beach94.75
35-2Time to Make WineFort Myers83.62
36-1Cosy Wine CornerBonita Springs81.39
37-3Corkscrew WineryOcala79.41
38+8Fiddler’s Ridge FarmsLake Wales79.34
390Hutchinson Farm WineryApopka67.94
40-3Monticello Vineyards & WineryMonticello59.86
41-3Yellow River VineyardHolt55.69
42-2Bootleggers Beer & Wine Home Brewing SuppliesBrandon42.86
43-2Beer & Winemakers PantryPinellas Park34.00
44-1Old Oaks VineyardBonifay23.54
45-3Log Cabin WinerySatsuma23.03
46-2Grande Ridge WineryOld Town17.89
47-2Mango BottlingCocoa17.49
48-1Beverage Operation TechnologyPompano Beach0.10

Florida Wineries’ LTM Growth in Taxpaid Sales

Our next table looks at the change in each wineries’ LTM taxpaid sales from last month. This provides an estimate of wineries’ growth rate from one month to the next, at least to the extent of taxpaid sales.

LTM Reported Taxpaid Sales Monthly Growth Rate for Florida Wineries
for the month of November 2014
Monthly RankRanking ChangeWineryCityMonthly Growth Rate
1+45Fiddler’s Ridge FarmsLake Wales576%
2+43Mango BottlingCocoa40%
3+33Southshore UncorkedApollo Beach31%
4+10Kelley’s Traditional Irish CiderCape Canaveral28%
5+34Hutchinson Farm WineryApopka21%
6+23Gilded Grape WineryPort Charlotte11%
7+25Two Lions WineryDunedin10%
8-2Island Grove Wine Co.Hawthorne10%
9+22D’vine Wine Your Place or MineWinter Springs8%
10+16Florida Distillers Co.Winter Haven4%
11+4Royal Manor Meadery & WineryInterlachen4%
12-10Seabreeze WineryPanama City Beach3%
13-6Quantum Leap WineryOrlando3%
14+7Tangled Oaks VineyardGrandin2%
15-7Bunker Hill Vineyard & WineryDuette2%
16-3Copp WineryCrystal River1%
17+5Bluefield Estate WineryGainesville1%
18-9Endless Summer Vineyard & WineryFt Pierce1%
19+29Micanopy WineryMicanopy0%
20+27Beverage Operation TechnologyPompano Beach0%
21+28Fox Den Winery & CellarInverness0%
22+3Naples WinemakingNaples0%
23+27VL American RepublicsHialeah0%
24+27De Luna WineryPensacola0%
25+15Bootleggers Beer & Wine Home Brewing SuppliesBrandon0%
26+26Wine StreamTampa0%
27+26Lakeridge WineryClermont0%
280Oak Haven WinerySorrento0%
29+6Cosy Wine CornerBonita Springs0%
30+24Dakotah WineryChiefland0%
31+24Rosa Fiorelli WineryBradenton0%
32+24Sons & Daughters FarmLake Worth0%
33+24In the Mead TimeWest Palm Beach0%
34+24Strong Tower VineyardSpring Hill0%
35+24Panache DistilleryNew Port Richey0%
36+24Florida Orange Groves WineryPasadena0%
37+24St Petersburg Distillery Co.St Petersburg0%
38+24Mizkan AmericasLake Alfred0%
39+24Florida Distillers Co.Auburndale0%
40+24San Sebastian WinerySt Augustine0%
41+24Catanias WineryEnglewood0%
42+24Whispering Oaks WineryOxford0%
43+24Chautauqua Vineyards & WineryDefuniak Springs0%
44+24Emerald Coast WineryMiramar Beach0%
45+24The Hidden VineWest Palm Beach0%
46-28Florida Estates WineryLand O’Lakes0%
47-23Southern Brewing & WinemakingTampa0%
48-5Old Oaks VineyardBonifay-1%
49-44Aspirations WineryClearwater-1%
50-30Three Oaks WineryVernon-2%
51-40Flagler Beachfront WineryFlagler Beach-2%
52-33True Blue WineryDavenport-2%
53-37Wine Making PantrySarasota-3%
54-21Time to Make WineFort Myers-3%
55-52Schnebly Redland’s WineryHomestead-3%
56-55Keel & Curley WineryPlant City-3%
57-30Brookstone WinesBrooksville-3%
58-24Corkscrew WineryOcala-4%
59-22Monticello Vineyards & WineryMonticello-4%
60-22Yellow River VineyardHolt-4%
61-57Florida WineryMadeira Beach-5%
62-50Murielle WineryClearwater-6%
63-33Al Rite Fruits & SyrupsMiami-6%
64-54Henscratch FarmsLake Placid-6%
65-48Tarpon Springs Castle WineryTarpon Springs-7%
66-25Beer & Winemakers PantryPinellas Park-11%
67-23Grande Ridge WineryOld Town-18%
68-26Log Cabin WinerySatsuma-21%
69-46Redi-2-Drinq ShotpaqSarasota-41%

Florida Wineries With No Reported Activity

This table lists the Florida wineries that report not taxpaid activity during the last 12 months. Every month, a number of wineries report no activity, for a variety of reasons. This list typically includes new wineries that have yet to begin taxpaid sales and production-only wineries that have no taxpaid sales.

Florida Wineries with No Reported Retail Activity
through November 2014
Micanopy Winery
Fox Den Winery & Cellar
VL American Republics
De Luna Winery
Wine Stream
Lakeridge Winery
Dakotah Winery
Rosa Fiorelli Winery
Sons & Daughters Farm
In the Mead Time
Strong Tower Vineyard
Panache Distillery
Florida Orange Groves Winery
St Petersburg Distillery Co.
Mizkan Americas
Florida Distillers Co.
San Sebastian Winery
Catanias Winery
Chautauqua Vineyards & Winery
Emerald Coast Winery
The Hidden Vine