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Exclusive: U.S. Wine Market Projected To Rise For 26th Consecutive Year

American wine drinkers continue to trade up, as upscale labels maintained their momentum last year, according to the recently released The U.S. Wine Market: Shanken’s Impact Databank Review & Forecast, 2019 Edition. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 15, 2019

News Briefs for July 15, 2019

•Diageo has appointed longtime Coca-Cola exec Julie Hamilton as chief commercial officer, effective August 5. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 15, 2019

Craft Brewing And Distilling News for July 15, 2019

•Petaluma, California-based Lagunitas Brewing has named Kelly Murnaghan as the company’s new CMO. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 15, 2019

Sicilian Wines Build U.S. Following With On-Premise Focus

Sicilian wine producers have shifted gears over the past five or six years, and they’re now emphasizing more upscale labels and making inroads in the U.S. market—primarily at the super-premium and luxury tiers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 12, 2019

Shaw-Ross Sees New Sparkling Extension Reinvigorate Blue Nun

Once a million-case brand in the U.S., Germany’s Blue Nun now sells about 180,000 cases stateside, according to Impact Databank, imported by Shaw-Ross International. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 12, 2019

News Briefs for July 12, 2019

•Opici Wines has added Meletti Fernet to the portfolio of its Market St. Spirits division. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 12, 2019

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