Case | HBS Case Collection | June 1999 (Revised February 2013)

The California Wine Cluster

by Michael E. Porter and Gregory C Bond


Describes the California wine cluster, or the group of interconnected wineries, grape growers, suppliers, service providers, and wine-related institutions located in California. Also describes the wine cluster in France, Italy, Australia, and Chile, the four other major international competitors.

Keywords: Agribusiness; Geographic Location; Industry Clusters; Business and Government Relations; Competition; Food and Beverage Industry; California;


Porter, Michael E., and Gregory C Bond. "The California Wine Cluster." Harvard Business School Case 799-124, June 1999. (Revised February 2013.)