Since 2016, Outshinery has partnered with Tank Garage Winery, providing this team with high-quality product photography services that capture the essence of their exceptional wines. This longstanding partnership has been a driving force behind the continued growth and success of both companies.
“Outshinery is the most amazing thing to ever hit the wine industry.
Tank Garage Winery was looking for a reliable partner that could provide consistent product photography, in addition to innovative solutions. Outshinery provided the perfect solution. With their help, Tank Garage Winery has achieved a streamlined approach to product photography and has saved hundreds of hours each year.
Tank Garage Winery is far from your typical Napa winery. With a rebellious spirit and a boundless passion for innovation, it has boldly carved a distinctive path in the realm of winemaking.
Embracing the unconventional, Tank Garage Winery crafts exceptional blends that push the boundaries of traditional winemaking practices. Guided by a unique brand, it specializes in small-lot red, white, and natural wines, along with rosé, orange wine, and sparkling pét-nat—all showcased within the charming ambiance of a vintage Napa Valley gas station.
General Manager Ed Feuchuk expresses his admiration for Outshinery's ability to capture this vibrant essence, delivering assets that effectively introduce remarkable wines to an even wider audience.
As anyone in product marketing can testify, producing visual assets for a large number of SKUs can be a daunting task. But for Tank Garage Winery, a producer of dozens of unique wines each year, it's an absolute necessity. With so many products to showcase online, getting the right images is critical in capturing the attention of potential buyers.
Not only did the marketing team need to maintain a tight calendar, but they also sometimes needed to showcase products before they were physically available to be photographed — to build excitement pre-release and introduce the new wines to customers, media partners, and reviewers.
Tank Garage Winery also needed digital images that could be deployed across various marketing platforms, including social media and its ecommerce store. Tank Garage Winery drives more sales and stands out in a crowded market, and they do this by reaching people with their unique offerings on time.
Running a winery like Tank Garage Winery, it's critical to have an eye-catching, professional visual identity to showcase products to potential and loyal customers. While it was tempting to handle marketing photography in-house, doing so could prove to be a risky move for an innovative company with a vibrant reputation like Tank Garage Winery. The team wanted to leave nothing to chance. This brand couldn’t afford to lose its competitive edge and recognizable style by cutting corners on its brand presentation.
Ed Feuchuk is a marketer with over 15 years of experience building DTC wine brands. He says dreaming up 25 new wines each year for Tank Garage Winery may sound like a nightmare, but creating our product photography was equally challenging. Traditional studio shoots with lengthy timelines didn't jive with his renegade business model, but Outshinery's digital artists get it.
“Our first Outshinery shot was mesmerizing and unforgettable. I remain skeptical that they are not sorcerers!
As the world continues to shift digital, brands need to consider how their marketing strategy fits into this landscape. Tank Garge Winery realized that impressive brands such as Apple, Nike, and IKEA have embraced digital collateral long ago to capture dynamic and versatile content that can be easily shared across multiple platforms.
Tank Garage Winery was ready to increase brand recognition and double down on an engaging and immersive experience for its customer base. It was time to flip the switch to digital imagery, and showcase new releases in the most visually appealing and impactful way, ultimately leading to increased engagement and sales.
That’s more than two wines per month. Imagine creating a wine and also designing packaging and marketing it. This is what Tank Garage customers expect!
“Ain’t no way we’re stopping now, Outshinery continues to blow our minds and make us look too damn good.
Tank Garage Winery works with WineDirect to keep its ecommerce site gorgeous and accurate. Every bottle looks flawless so customers see exactly the quality they will get from each product.
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Ed says that working with Outshinery is so easy. He and his team simply upload their label artwork to their Outshinery Studio account, click a few buttons, and within a few days, they receive the "world’s sexiest wine bottle shots!" (In his own words.)
This in turn allows the wine team to prototype concepts and promote new releases further in advance than any traditional photography approach could.
Demonstrating the enduring partnership between Outshinery and Tank Garage Winery, Ed was even a guest on Outshinery's acclaimed On the Spot sessions, sharing his proven strategies to delight customers with impeccable delivery. On camera, he shared firsthand how Outshinery revolutionized the game with assets that back his winery’s whimsical and enchanting product delivery.
Outshinery's unique solution to product photography, demonstrated through its partnership with Tank Garage Winery, has proven to be a game-changer for this one-of-a-kind producer. Working with the Outshinery team, Ed and crew have overcome marketing challenges, delivered reliable and efficient messaging to customers, and maintained the brand’s unique identity.
As the industry continues to evolve, embracing digital collateral with Outshinery will undoubtedly set brands apart, create memorable experiences for consumers, and drive success in a highly competitive market. Thanks to Ed at Tank Garage Winery helping share this story.