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Congratulations Paso Robles! Tasting Room Sales up 35%

Paso Robles Wineries See Strong Turnout in September, October 2017

A busy September gave way to an even busier October in Paso. Community Benchmark data shows tasting room sales up 35% month over month, with visitor traffic up 20%. This means Paso saw an uptick in visitation, but even more of an increase in sales. Great news! In October, Paso hosted the annual Harvest Wine […]

Napa Tasting Room Sales 2017

Impact of 2017 Fires on Tasting Room Sales in Napa & Mendocino Counties

Normally the industry’s busiest month, the October 2017 fires that hit Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties saw the region’s prime tourist season come to a screeching halt. Community Benchmark data shows that Mendocino was out to a strong start in September, with tasting room sales up 11% on average over September of 2016.  After the […]

Mendocino Retreat 2017

Thanks Everyone for a Great Start in 2017! Massive Growth Plans for 2018 and Beyond

We’re Building the Community Benchmark Team! Greetings friends! This time last year we were a bare skeleton crew of a genius coder, a brilliant intern, and a guy with a crazy idea about benchmarking (that’s me). We’re happy to share that we’ve more than doubled our team and are blasting off in 2018 — we’ve […]

Community Benchmark new release 2017

New Version of Community Benchmark Released!

We’re proud to announce the rollout of our newly redesigned and improved Community Benchmark platform today.  It features several features to address key customer requests and lays the foundation for future improvements. Release date: November 8, 2017 Key features: Community Index graph — see at a glance your tasting room’s variance directly compared to the […]

Community Benchmark Observer – Mendocino Insights from November, 2017

Here are a couple of interesting insights for the Mendocino region for November, 2017: Contact us today for a demo!

Community Benchmark Observer – Napa Insights for October, 2017

Get Insights for Smarter Goal Setting When you are planning how to spend your time, it’s important to quickly assess all the data insight you can.  Below we will show you a couple of helpful graphs from our recent introduction of our monthly online reporting system in Napa.  Here is what one Napa Founding Member […]


Community Benchmark featured on KZYX – “Mendocino Works” radio program

Community Benchmark founder John Keleher was interviewed on the “Mendocino Works” program on Mendocino County’s KZYX radio station on 6/28/17. Listen now:

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