Introduction to Vineyard and Winery Valuation
Target Audience: Appraisers
As of 2012, there are wineries located in all 50 states and wine grapes are grown in every state except Alaska. Further expansion of this agricultural industry is predicted in the coming years. Would you like to learn more about it? This course provides an introduction to vineyard and winery valuation concepts and methodologies. Students will learn about the different growing regions within the U.S., as well as general terminology, growing conditions, and consumer trends. Discussions will include what physical components are most important in the valuation of a winery facility and what’s currently driving vineyard values. Learn how to apply the Discounted Cash Flow analysis to a permanent planting. Understand and discuss the difference between a “boutique” operation and a “commercial” facility and which one is thriving and why. This course is meant to provide a look at one of agriculture’s more interesting industries. This is an introductory seminar, so even if you have no experience in this use-type, you are sure to come away with something new in your tool box.
Course Hours: 8 hours