Vintage Wine Estates Revenue Grew 32% to $75.5 Million in Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2022; Fiscal Year 2022 Revenue Increased to $293.8 Million

  • Diversified business, omnichannel marketing and acquisitions drove revenue growth in all segments
  • Fourth quarter business-to-business ("B2B") sales grew 55% while strong tasting room traffic drove 10% organic growth in direct-to-consumer ("DTC")
  • Made significant progress to improve internal controls; implemented stringent processes around inventory management and financial processes that resulted in $19.1 million in non-cash inventory adjustments
  • Fourth quarter net loss was $14.7 million reflecting non-cash inventory adjustments; adjusted net income improved to $10.0 million and adjusted EBITDA1 was $7.6 million
  • Fiscal 22 revenue grew 33% to $293.8 million; net loss for the year was $(0.7) million, adjusted net income expanded to $25.2 million and adjusted EBTIDA1 was $46.8 million, up 21% over the prior year
  • Continue to advance actionable acquisition pipeline
  • Establishing revenue expectations for fiscal 2023 of approximately $300 million to $310 million with expected adjusted EBITDA2 of approximately $55 million to $65 million (excluding future acquisitions)

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Sept. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. VWE ("VWE" or the "Company"), one of the fastest-growing wine producers in the U.S. with an industry leading direct-to-customer platform, today reported its financial results for its fiscal year 2022 ended June 30, 2022. Results include Vinesse, LLC ("Vinesse") acquired on October 4, 2021, ACE Cider, acquired on November 16, 2021, and Meier's Wine Cellars, Inc. acquired on January 18, 2022.

Pat Roney, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are executing well on our strategy to drive growth, are successfully diversifying and expanding our portfolio and upgrading our capabilities and capacity. As an organization, I believe we made great progress in our first year as a public company even in the face of supply chain constraints and significant cost pressures due to rapid inflation. Importantly, we are establishing an improved accounting structure, implementing strengthened processes and controls and we are investing in our infrastructure to provide a solid foundation from which we can scale. This includes a stronger accounting and finance team under a new chief financial officer as well as the addition of several other key leadership positions. The processes that we have since implemented to work towards remediation of our material weaknesses drove the non-cash adjustments in the quarter. We expect this will not only improve the quality of our financials, but enable greater consistency and transparency moving forward."

He added, "Our acquisitions are integrating nicely and over time, we believe they will deliver greater synergies and margin expansion. Continued challenges with the supply chain disrupted our ability to capture certain synergies as timely as we had planned. For example, necessary equipment for the expansion of our canning capacity in both Sebastapol, CA and Cincinnati, OH was delayed by approximately 6 months. In addition, the pick & pack operation for Vinesse was several months behind schedule. As these operations get back on schedule, we expect to see lower operating costs and improved production efficiencies. We are excited about the strength of our channels to market, the power of our brands, and our digital marketing capabilities. We are actively advancing our acquisition pipeline and believe that fiscal 2023 will be another strong year for VWE as we transform the Company into a much larger, more significant player in the wine industry."

Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2022 Highlights and Financial Results Review (compared with prior-year period unless noted otherwise)


  • Net revenue of $75.5 million was up $18.5 million, or 32%, driven by higher volume and increased prices. Acquisitions contributed $13.3 million in net revenue for the quarter.
  • DTC revenue grew $5.1 million, or 29%, to $23.1 million driven by 10% organic growth and acquired revenue of $3.4 million. Organic growth was the result of record tasting room traffic and wine club memberships combined with more events as travel and entertainment became a priority for consumers with pandemic concerns receding.
  • B2B revenue increased $10.8 million, or 55%, to $30.6 million driven by bulk distilled alcohol sales and $4.2 million of acquired revenue. Private label projects were modestly lower reflecting lack of availability of inventory for certain programs.
  • Wholesale revenue increased $4.1 million, or 23%, to $21.6 million due to acquired revenue of $5.7 million and the benefit of improved pricing, which was partially offset by the change in programming schedules and tight supply related to a specific varietal. VWE total depletions were (11.6)% over the prior-year period, similar to the Company's priority brands, which represented approximately 57% of total depletion volume. On premise depletions for all brands were up 4.1%.

Volume (See additional volume data by segment in the attached tables)

Case Volume Three Months Ended June 30,       
(in thousands) 2022  2021  Unit Change  % Change 
Wholesale  489   187   302   161.5%
B2B 130   121   9   7.4%
DTC 94   108   (14)  -13.0%
Total case volume  713   416   297   71.4%

The increase in case volume was primarily due to wholesale which included volumes associated with the ACE Cider acquisition. B2B volume was also up due to the Meier's Beverage Group acquisition. Lower DTC volume due to shortages of 2020 California vintages was more than offset by higher prices.

Gross Profit and Margin

Gross profit was down $11.1 million to $38 thousand reflecting adjustments identified through processes implemented to improve internal controls. Specifically, the Company recorded $19.1 million in non-cash inventory adjustments identified through efforts t improve and strengthen inventory management, processes and reporting. This included physical inventory count adjustments of $12.4 million, $3.7 million related to the establishment of inventory reserves and $3.0 million related to the impact of additional remediation efforts. In addition, the quarter included approximately
$6.8 million in overhead burden that was related to the first and second quarter of fiscal 2022, but not material to the respective periods. Also impacting gross profit were inefficiencies created by supply chain constraints and inflation. These impacts were partially offset by gross profit contributions of the acquisitions and improved pricing in DTC.

Kristina Johnston, Chief Financial Officer, commented, "Since joining VWE in March, I have been impressed by this team of very dedicated people who are intent upon executing our strategy to drive growth and deliver on our mission to provide the finest quality wines and create incredible customer experiences. We are now diligently applying this focus and intensity in our financial processes in order to remediate our material weakness. We have instituted improved accountability metrics, updated assumptions for overhead absorption processes better reflecting the current business and created greater discipline around timeliness in reporting throughout the organization. The implementation of more stringent processes drove the adjustments in inventory, but we expect this will also drive greater transparency and better future results for the Company."

The Company has implemented significant change in financial processes and personnel throughout the organization. Changes included more rigorous procedures with inventory management, expanding and upgrading the accounting and finance team, and measurably increased training throughout the organization regarding inventory, reporting and reconciliation procedures. In addition, VWE added a chief information officer to establish and maintain effective governance for information technology controls.

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses (SG&A)

SG&A increased $13.1 million, or 61%, to $34.6 million. The higher level of SG&A represents public company costs, investments in talent and incremental SG&A from acquisitions of $4.9 million, including $1.3 million of amortization expense.

Operating and Net Income

Loss from operations was $27.7 million, compared with loss from operations of $10.9 million in the prior year quarter. Operating loss reflected the $19.1 million non-cash inventory adjustments identified through material weakness remediation efforts, the incremental overhead burden from prior periods, the SG&A costs that are not expected to repeat in future quarters and the impact to gross profit of supply chain constraints, related production inefficiencies and inflation. These costs were partially offset by operating leverage gained from higher volumes and revenue.

Interest expense for the quarter was $3.1 million, an increase of $0.7 million, or 28%, on higher outstanding balances.

Net loss available to VWE common shareholders was $14.7 million, compared with net loss of $6.1 million in the prior-year period. On a per diluted share basis, net loss available to VWE common shareholders was $0.24 compared with net loss of $0.18 per diluted share in the prior-year period. 

Adjusted net income3, which excludes amortization of intangible assets related to acquisitions, was $10.0 million, or $0.17 per diluted share.

Adjusted EBITDA

Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was $7.6 million compared with adjusted EBITDA of $11.5 million in the prior-year quarter reflecting the impacts of SG&A expenses of approximately $2.5 million that are not expected to repeat as well as approximately $2.5 million in costs related to supply chain challenges on productivity, inflation and delayed receipt of equipment required to establish new capacity needed for acquisition synergies.

Third Quarter Fiscal 2022 Restatement Related to Interest Rate Swaps Resulted in Higher Reported Net Income

During the preparation of its fiscal year 2022 results, the Company uncovered an error in the treatment of its interest rate swap agreements that led to a restatement of its three-months and nine-months ended March 31, 2022 results. The overall result of the error was an understatement of net income of $6.7 million, or $0.11 per diluted share and an overstatement or liabilities of $1.6 million.

Fiscal Year 2022 Highlights and Financial Results Review (compared with prior-year unless noted otherwise)


  • Net revenue of $293.8 million was up $73.0 million, or 33%, driven by higher volume in wholesale, strength in DTC and the contribution of bulk distilled alcohol sales in B2B. Acquisitions contributed $31.7 million in net revenue for the year.
  • DTC revenue grew $25.8 million, or 39%, to $92.4 million reflecting both strong organic growth and $11.0 million in revenue from acquisitions. Organic growth of 22% was driven by increased tasting room traffic, a greater number of wine club memberships and events as recovery from COVID restrictions advanced through the year and customers increased their onsite engagement. DTC was 32% of total revenue.
  • B2B revenue was up $36.5 million, or 47%, to $113.9 million and included acquired revenue of $7.3 million. Driving growth was primarily sales of bulk distilled alcohol. B2B was 39% of total revenue.
  • Wholesale revenue increased $11.6 million, or 16%, to $84.5 million primarily from acquired revenue of $13.4 million, partially offset by discontinued brands. Wholesale was 29% of total revenue.

Loss from operations was $7.9 million, compared with income from operations of $9.2 million in the prior year. Operating margin was (2.7)%, compared with 4.2% in the prior-year. Operating income and margin were impacted by the $19.1 million non-cash inventory adjustments identified through material weakness remediation efforts, as well as the impact of the supply chain on attaining synergies from acquisitions and productivity, partially offset by higher sales in the B2B and DTC segments.

Interest expense for fiscal 2022 was $13.9 million, an increase of $2.3 million, or 20%, on higher outstanding balances.

Net loss available to VWE common shareholders was $(0.6) million, compared with net income of $4.1 million in the prior-year. On a per diluted share basis, net loss available to VWE common shareholders was $(0.01) compared with net income of $0.14 per diluted share in the prior-year. 

Adjusted net income3, which excludes amortization of intangible assets related to acquisitions, was $25.2 million, or $0.42 per diluted share measurably improved over adjusted net income of $7.9 million, or $0.31 per diluted share in the prior year.

Strong Balance Sheet with Financial Flexibility


At fiscal year end, the Company had approximately $165.7 million in liquidity available for organic investments and acquisitions. This included
$43.7 million in unrestricted cash, approximately $22.0 million available under its revolving line of credit and $100.0 million available under the accordion feature of the lending agreement for acquisitions.

Capital Investments

Capital expenditures were $9.1 million for the fiscal 2022 fourth quarter and $24.8 million for the year. Investments were primarily related to production capacity expansion, including adding canning capacity in the Ohio operations and other productivity enhancements. Capital expenditures for fiscal 2023 are expected to be between $12 million to $15 million.

Share and Warrant Repurchases

During the quarter, the Company repurchased 2,558,355 shares at an average price of $9.04 per share and 181,533 warrants at an average price of $1.46. For the fiscal year, the Company repurchased 2,871,894 shares at an average price of $9.03 per share. A total of $26.2 million was invested in stock and warrant repurchases in fiscal 2022.

Fiscal Year 2023 Outlook

The Company expects revenue and adjusted EBITDA for fiscal year 2023 (excluding potential fiscal 2023 acquisitions) to be in the following ranges.

  2023 Guidance
FY23 Net Revenue: $300 million to $310 million
FY23 Adjusted EBITDA: $55 million to $65 million

Note regarding forward looking non-GAAP metrics: VWE cannot provide a reconciliation between its forecasted adjusted EBITDA and net revenue metrics to the nearest GAAP measure without unreasonable effort or expense due to the inherent difficulty of forecasting and providing reliable estimates for certain items. These non-GAAP financial measures are preliminary estimates and are subject to risks and uncertainties, including, among others, changes in connection with quarter-end and yearend adjustments. These items reside outside the Company's control and may vary greatly between periods and could significantly impact future financial results. For more information regarding the use of non-GAAP measures, please see discussion provided under Non-GAAP Financial Measures in this news release and the Company's filings with the SEC.

Conference Call and Webcast

The Company will host a conference call and live webcast today at 4:45 PM ET/ 1:45 PM PT, at which time management will review the Company's financial results and strategy. The review will be accompanied by a slide presentation, which will be available on the Company's website at A question-and-answer session will follow the formal discussion.

The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-201-689-8562. The listen-only audio webcast can be monitored at A telephonic replay will be available from 7:45 PM ET / 4:45 PM PT on the day of the call through Tuesday, September 20, 2022, and can be accessed by dialing 1-412-317-6671 and entering the conference ID number 13732030. Alternatively, an archived webcast of the call can be found on the Company's website in the investor relations section. A transcript of the call will be posted to the website once available.

About Vintage Wine Estates, Inc.

Vintage Wine Estates is a family of wineries and wines whose mission is to produce the finest quality wines and provide incredible customer experiences with wineries throughout Napa, Sonoma, California's Central Coast, Oregon and Washington State. Since its founding 20 years ago, the Company has grown to be the 14th largest wine producer in the U.S. selling more than 2.5 million nine-liter equivalent cases annually. To consistently drive growth, the Company curates, creates, stewards and markets its many brands and services to customers and end consumers via a balanced omni-channel strategy encompassing direct-to-consumer, wholesale and exclusive brand arrangements with national retailers. While VWE is diverse across price points and varietals with over 88 brands ranging from $10 to $150 at retail, its primary focus is on the fastest growing premium segment of the wine industry with the majority of brands selling in the $10 to $20 price range. The Company regularly posts updates and additional information at

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

In addition to reporting net income/(loss) prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States, VWE uses adjusted EBITDA, adjusted net income/(loss) and adjusted net income/(loss) per share to supplement GAAP measures of performance to evaluate the effectiveness of its business strategies. Adjusted EBITDA is defined as earnings/(loss) before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization, stock-based compensation expense, casualty losses or gains, impairment losses, changes in the fair value of derivatives, restructuring related income or expenses, acquisition and integration costs, and certain non-cash, nonrecurring, or other items that are included in net income that VWE does not consider indicative of its ongoing operating performance. Adjusted EBTIDA margin is the ratio of adjusted EBITDA to net revenue. Adjusted net income/(loss) is defined as net income/(loss) as reported adjusted for the impacts of amortization of intangible assets, acquisition integration costs, gains or losses on disposition of assets, gain on litigation of proceeds, COVID impact, and inventory acquisition basis adjustment and also adjusted for a normalized tax rate. Adjusted net income/(loss) per share is calculated based on the weighted average shares outstanding for the period.

Adjusted EBITDA, adjusted net income/(loss) and adjusted net income/(loss) per share are not recognized measures of financial performance under GAAP. VWE believes these non-GAAP measures provide investors with additional insight into the underlying trends of VWE's business and assist in analyzing VWE's performance across reporting periods on a consistent basis by excluding items that VWE does not believe are indicative of its core operating performance, which allows for a better comparison against historical results and expectations for future performance. Adjusted EBITDA and adjusted net income have certain limitations as analytical tools, and they should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for analysis of results as reported under U.S. GAAP. Adjusted EBITDA, adjusted net income/(loss) and adjusted net income/(loss) per share, as presented, may produce results that vary from the most comparable GAAP measure and may not be comparable with a similarly defined non-GAAP measure used by other companies.

In evaluating adjusted EBITDA, adjusted net income/(loss) and adjusted net income/(loss) per share, be aware that in the future the Company may incur expenses that are the same as or similar to some of the adjustments in this presentation. VWE's presentation of adjusted EBITDA and adjusted net income should not be construed as an implication that future results will be unaffected by the types of items excluded from the calculation of these non-GAAP measures. 

Forward-Looking Statements

Some of the statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). Forward-looking statements are all statements other than those of historical fact, and generally may be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "continue," "estimate," "expect," "future," "intend," "may," "model," "outlook," "plan," "pro forma," "project," "seek," "should," "will," "would" or other similar expressions that indicate future events or trends. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, estimates and forecasts of financial and performance metrics, projections of market opportunity and market share, business plans and strategies, expansion and acquisition opportunities, potential synergies from prior acquisitions, growth prospects and consumer and industry trends. These statements are based on various assumptions, whether or not identified in this news release, and on the current expectations of VWE's management. These forward-looking statements are not intended to serve as, and should not be relied on by any investor as, a guarantee of actual performance or an assurance or definitive statement of fact or probability. Actual events and circumstances are difficult or impossible to predict and may differ materially from those contained in or implied by such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of VWE. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, among others: the Company's ability to remediate its material weakness in internal control over financial reporting and to maintain effective internal control over financial reporting, the effect of economic conditions on the industries and markets in which VWE operates, including financial market conditions, fluctuations in prices, interest rates and market demand; risks relating to the uncertainty of projected financial information; the effects of competition on VWE's future business; risks related to the organic and inorganic growth of VWE's business and the timing of expected business milestones; the potential adverse effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on VWE's business and the U.S. economy; declines or unanticipated changes in consumer demand for VWE's products; the impact of environmental catastrophe, natural disasters, disease, pests, weather conditions and inadequate water supply on VWE's business; VWE's significant reliance on its distribution channels; potential reputational harm to VWE's brands from internal and external sources; possible decreases in VWE's wine quality ratings; integration risks associated with recent acquisitions; changes in applicable laws and regulations and the significant expense to VWE of operating in a highly regulated industry; VWE's ability to make payments on its indebtedness; and those factors discussed in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and in subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q or other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. There may be additional risks including other adjustments that VWE does not presently know or that VWE currently believes are immaterial that could also cause actual results to differ from those expressed in or implied by these forward-looking statements. In addition, forward-looking statements reflect VWE's expectations, plans or forecasts of future events and views as of the date and time of this news release. VWE undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements contained herein, except as may be required by law. Accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed upon these forward-looking statements.

Financial Tables Follow.


Deborah K. Pawlowski, Kei Advisors LLCMary Ann Vangrin 
Phone: 716.843.3908 

Vintage Wine Estates, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in thousands)

  June 30, 2022
 June 30, 2021 
Current assets:      
Cash $43,692  $118,879 
Restricted cash  6,600   4,800 
Accounts receivable, net  38,192   21,193 
Other receivables  3,866   7,490 
Inventories  192,102   221,145 
Interest rate swap asset  2,877   - 
Prepaid expenses and other current assets  13,394   8,538 
Total current assets  300,723   382,045 
Property, plant, and equipment, net  236,100   213,673 
Goodwill  154,951   109,895 
Intangible assets, net  64,377   36,079 
Interest rate swap asset  6,280   - 
Other assets  3,464   1,806 
Total assets $765,895  $743,498 
Liabilities, redeemable noncontrolling interest, and stockholders' equity      
Current liabilities:      
Line of credit $144,215  $87,351 
Accounts payable  13,947   17,301 
Accrued liabilities and other payables  24,204   25,078 
Current maturities of long-term debt  14,909   22,964 
Total current liabilities  197,275   152,694 
Other long-term liabilities  6,491   2,767 
Long-term debt, less current maturities  169,095   183,541 
Interest rate swap liabilities  -   13,807 
Deferred tax liability  29,979   16,752 
Deferred gain  10,666   12,000 
Total liabilities  413,506   381,561 
Commitments and contingencies (Note 18)      
Redeemable noncontrolling interest  1,663   1,682 
Stockholders' equity:      
Preferred stock, no par value, 2,000,000 shares authorized, and none issued and outstanding at June 30, 2022 and June 30, 2021.  -   - 
Common stock, no par value, 200,000,000 shares authorized, 61,691,054 issued and 58,819,160 outstanding at June 30, 2022 and 60,461,611 issued and outstanding at June 30, 2021.  -   - 
Additional paid-in capital  377,897   360,732 
Treasury stock, at cost: 2,871,894 and zero shares held at June 30, 2022 and June 30, 2021, respectively.  (26,034)  - 
Retained earnings  (571)  - 
Total Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. stockholders' equity  351,292   360,732 
Noncontrolling interests  (566)  (477)
Total stockholders' equity  350,726   360,255 
Total liabilities, redeemable noncontrolling interest, and stockholders' equity $765,895  $743,498 

Vintage Wine Estates, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(in thousands, except per share data)

  Three Months Ended June 30,
 Year Ended June 30,
  2022  2021  2022
Net revenues            
Wine, spirits and cider $51,662  $45,245  $208,954  $177,331 
Nonwine  23,877   11,788   84,816   43,411 
   75,539   57,033   293,770   220,742 
Cost of revenues            
Wine, spirits and cider  52,689   37,170   151,117   119,350 
Nonwine  22,812   8,753   52,698   26,041 
   75,501   45,923   203,815   145,391 
Gross profit  38   11,110   89,955   75,351 
Selling, general, and administrative expenses  34,634   21,573   105,296   72,505 
Impairment of intangible assets  -   1,081   -   1,081 
(Gain) loss on sale of property, plant, and equipment  (356)  (337)  485   (1,001)
Deferred gain on sale leaseback  -   -   (1,334)  (1,335)
Gain on litigation proceeds  (3,000)  -   (3,000)  (4,750)
Gain on remeasurement of contingent consideration liabilities  (3,570)  (329)  (3,570)  (329)
(Loss) income from operations  (27,670)  (10,878)  (7,922)  9,180 
Other income (expense)                
Interest expense  (3,085)  (2,408)  (13,910)  (11,581)
Net unrealized gain (loss) on interest rate swap agreements  14,368   (2,076)  22,950   6,136 
Gain on Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness  -   6,604   -   6,604 
Other, net  (2,681)  (169)  (736)  515 
Total other income, net  8,602   1,951   8,304   1,674 
(Loss) income before provision for income taxes  (19,068)  (8,926)  382   10,854 
Income tax (benefit) provision  (4,351)  (3,751)  1,061   766 
Net (loss) income  (14,717)  (5,175)  (679)  10,088 
Net income (loss) attributable to the noncontrolling interests  30   (125)  (108)  218 
Net (loss) income attributable to Vintage Wine Estates, Inc.  (14,747)  (5,050)  (571)  9,870 
Accretion on redeemable Series B stock  -   1,025   -   5,785 
Net (loss) income allocable to common stockholders $(14,747) $(6,075) $(571) $4,085 
Net earnings per share allocable to common stockholders            
Basic $(0.24) $(0.18) $(0.01) $0.14 
Diluted $(0.24) $(0.18) $(0.01) $0.14 
Weighted average shares used in the calculation of earnings per share allocable to common stockholders            
Basic  60,374,289   33,056,071   60,673,789   24,696,828 
Diluted  60,374,289   33,056,071   60,673,789   25,179,502 

Vintage Wine Estates, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(in thousands)

  Year Ended June 30,
Cash flows from operating activities      
Net (loss) income $(679) $10,088 
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash from operating activities:      
Gain on forgiveness of PPP loan  -   (6,604)
Depreciation and amortization  23,930   11,436 
Goodwill and intangible assets impairment expense  -   1,081 
Amortization of deferred loan fees and line of credit fees  394   79 
Amortization of label design fees  973   464 
Litigation proceeds  (3,000)  (4,750)
Stock-based compensation expense  6,915   3,334 
Provision for doubtful accounts  (22)  48 
Impairment of inventory  3,667   3,302 
Inventory write down  15,433   - 
Remeasurement of contingent consideration liabilities  (3,570)  (329)
Net unrealized gain on interest rate swap agreements  (22,950)  (6,136)
Provision for deferred income tax  981   851 
Loss (gain) on disposition of assets  485   (1,001)
Deferred gain on sale leaseback  (1,334)  (1,335)
Noncash interest expense  -   68 
Deferred rent  375   352 
Change in operating assets and liabilities (net of effect of business combinations):      
Accounts receivable  (13,183)  (3,137)
Related party receivables  -   325 
Other receivables  3,624   (4,456)
Litigation receivable  3,000   4,750 
Inventories  18,075   2,311 
Prepaid expenses and other current assets  (4,656)  (4,115)
Other assets  (2,464)  1,498 
Accounts payable  (7,795)  (4,983)
Accrued liabilities and other payables  (2,217)  8,191 
Related party liabilities  -   (2,215)
Net cash provided by operating activities  15,982   9,117 
Cash flows from investing activities      
Proceeds from disposition of assets  153   1,044 
Purchases of property, plant, and equipment  (24,835)  (38,032)
Label design expenditures  (143)  (492)
Proceeds on related party notes receivable  -   756 
Acquisition of businesses  (73,680)  (23,564)
Net cash used in investing activities  (98,505)  (60,288)
Cash flows from financing activities      
Principal payments on line of credit  (144,706)  (181,411)
Proceeds from line of credit  201,570   106,217 
Outstanding checks in excess of cash  1,759   2,509 
Purchase of Series B redeemable stock  -   (32,000)
Settlement of stock options  -   (7,944)
Borrowings on long-term debt  -   76,067 
Loan fees  -   (492)
Principal payments on long-term debt  (22,763)  (28,374)
Merger and PIPE financing, net of transaction costs  -   250,126 
Principal payments on related party debt  -   (10,000)
Debt issuance costs  -   (918)
Repurchase of common stock  (26,034)  - 
Repurchase of public warrants  (270)  - 
Payments on acquisition payable  (420)  (681)
Net cash provided by financing activities  9,136   173,099 
Net change in cash and restricted cash  (73,387)  121,928 
Cash and restricted cash, beginning of year  123,679   1,751 
Cash and restricted cash, end of year $50,292  $123,679 

Vintage Wine Estates, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows Continued
(in thousands)

 Year Ended June 30,
  2022  2021 
Supplemental cash flow information      
Cash paid during the year for:      
Interest $13,199  $13,373 
Income taxes $23  $222 
Noncash investing and financing activities:      
Accretion Series A $-  $156,467 
Accretion Series B $-  $5,785 
Conversion of promissory note to common stock $-  $4,818 
Contingent consideration in a business combination $8,534  $4,000 
Issuance of Common Stock in a business combination $10,521  $- 
Issuance of Series A stock in a business combination $-  $25,831 
Note payable for acquisition of business $-  $11,668 

Vintage Wine Estates, Inc.
Segment Data
($'s in thousands)

 Three months ended June 30,       
Net Revenue2022  2021  $ Change  % Change 
Wholesale$21,611  $17,509  $4,102   23.4%
Direct to Consumer 23,100   17,954   5,146   28.7%
Business to Business 30,585   19,736   10,849   55.0%
Corporate and Other/ Non-Allocable 243   1,834   (1,591)  (86.8%)
Total$75,539  $57,033  $18,506   32.4%

 Year ended June 30,       
Net Revenue2022  2021  $ Change  % Change 
Wholesale$84,534  $72,908  $11,626   15.9%
Direct to Consumer 92,416   66,605   25,811   38.8%
Business to Business 113,934   77,440   36,494   47.1%
Corporate and Other/ Non-Allocable 2,886   3,789   (903)  (23.8%)
Total$293,770  $220,742  $73,028   33.1%

 Three months ended June 30,       
Operating Income2022  2021  Dollar Change  Percent Change 
Wholesale$(7,147) $284  $(7,431) * 
Direct to Consumer 213   1,439   (1,226)  (85.2%)
Business to Business (9,354)  (108)  (9,246) * 
Corporate and Other/ Non-Allocable (11,382)  (12,493)  1,111   (8.9%)
Total$(27,670) $(10,878) $(16,792)  154.4%

* Not meaningful

 Year ended June 30,       
Operating Income2022  2021  Dollar Change  Percent Change 
Wholesale$5,507  $15,044  $(9,537)  (63.4%)
Direct to Consumer 15,047   11,437   3,610   31.6%
Business to Business 16,920   17,944   (1,024)  (5.7%)
Corporate and Other/ Non-Allocable (45,396)  (35,245)  (10,151)  28.8%
Total$(7,922) $9,180  $(17,102)  (186.3%)

Case Volume Fiscal 2022 
(in thousands) Q1  Q2  Q3  Q4  Total 
Wholesale  209   378   485   489   1,561 
B2B 127   212   113   130   582 
DTC 60   160   87   94   401 
Total case volume  396   750   685   713   2,544 

Case Volume Fiscal 2021 
(in thousands) Q1  Q2  Q3  Q4  Total 
Wholesale  202   262   318   187   969 
B2B 211   141   85   121   558 
DTC 53   135   52   108   348 
Total case volume  466   538   455   416   1,875 

Vintage Wine Estates, Inc.
Reconciliation of Net Income to Adjusted EBITDA

(Unaudited, in thousands)

 Three Months Ended  Year Ended 
(in thousands)June 30, 2022  June 30, 2021  June 30, 2022  June 30, 2021 
Net (loss) income$(14,717)  (5,175) $(679) $10,088 
Interest expense 3,085   2,408   13,910   11,581 
Income tax (benefit) provision (4,351)  (3,751)  1,061   766 
Depreciation and amortization 7,264   3,918   25,297   11,900 
Gain on litigation proceeds -   -   (3,000)  (3,845)
Stock-based compensation expense 4,971   2,733   6,914   3,334 
Inventory adjustment for wildfire impact - vineyard -   3,302   -   3,302 
Inventory adjustment for wildfire impact - winery overhead -   9,000   -   9,000 
Prior quarter overhead adjustment 6,800   -   -   - 
Inventory write down 19,100   -   19,100   - 
PPP loan forgiveness -   (6,604)  -   (6,604)
Net unrealized (gain)/loss on interest rate swap agreements (14,368)  2,076   (22,950)  (6,136)
(Gain)/loss on disposition of assets (23)  (2)  485   (1,001)
Deferred rent adjustment 90   (24)  375   352 
Transaction expenses -   1,324   -   4,339 
Impairment of intangible assets -   1,081   -   1,081 
Remeasurement of contingent consideration liabilities (3,570)  (329)  (3,570)  (329)
Post-acquisition accounts receivable write-down -   109   -   109 
Incremental public company costs 1,940   -   5,000   - 
Acquisition integration costs 291   -   934   - 
Deferred gain on sale leaseback (334)  (335)  (1,334)  (1,335)
COVID related adjustments -   1,463   -   1,563 
Inventory acquisition basis adjustment 1,427   304   5,275   401 
Adjusted EBITDA$7,605  $11,498  $46,818  $38,566 
Revenue$75,539  $103,930  $293,770  $220,742 
Adjusted EBITDA margin 10.1%  11.1%  15.9%  17.5%

Reconciliation of Net Income to Adjusted Net Income

(Unaudited, in thousands, except per share data)

 Three Months Ended  Year Ended 
 June 30, 2022  June 30, 2021  June 30, 2022  June 30, 2021 
Net income (loss)$(14,717) $(5,175) $(679) $10,088 
Amortization of intangible assets 1,705   25   4,976   100 
Acquisition integration costs 291   -   934   - 
(Gain) loss on disposition of assets (23)  (2)  485   (1,001)
Gain on litigation proceeds -   -   (3,000)  (3,845)
COVID related adjustments -   1,463   -   1,563 
Inventory acquisition basis adjustment 1,427   304   5,275   401 
Prior quarter overhead adjustment 6,800   -   -   - 
Inventory write down 19,100   -   19,100   - 
Incremental public company costs 1,940   -   5,000   - 
Tax effect of above (6,560)  (376)  (6,882)  584 
Non-GAAP net income 9,963   (3,761)  25,209   7,890 
Non-GAAP net income per diluted share$0.17  $(0.11) $0.42  $0.31 


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