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Monthly Archive: April 2013

Impact Databank Exclusive: The Brands Behind Italian Bubbly’s Double-Digit Gains

Boosted by the popularity of Prosecco, Italian sparkling wines continue to expand their presence in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 30, 2013

ABI Volume Slips In U.S., Other Global Markets In First Quarter

Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) said volume “came under pressure” in the first quarter of 2013, as its U.S. sales to retailers fell 4.1%, against its estimate of a 3% decline market-wide. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 30, 2013

News Briefs for April 30, 2013

•Trinchero Family Estates this morning unveiled a new package and labeling for Sutter Home in a major rebranding effort, a move exclusively reported in SND on March 5. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 30, 2013

Interview: Jon Moramarco, President and CEO, Winebow

After more than three decades of uninterrupted growth, New Jersey-based fine wine importer and wholesaler Winebow has set the goal of crossing 2 million cases with its import business this year. In addition to its strong position in Italian wine and its range of brands from Chile, Argentina, Spain, France, Germany, Portugal, Austria, Australia, Scotland, Brazil and Japan, Winebow is nurturing a few domestic brands as well, and exploring a deeper entry into that segment. Shanken News Daily recently met with Winebow president and CEO Jon Moramarco to get his views on the fine wine market, and Winebow’s place in it looking ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 29, 2013

News Briefs for April 29, 2013

•Wine importer and wholesaler the Vintner Group is expanding its presence in Georgia’s wholesale tier with an agreement to acquire fine wine and craft spirits distributor Quality Wine & Spirits for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 29, 2013

Craft Brewing And Distilling News for April 29, 2013

•Salt Lake City’s Uinta Brewing is set to release its Sum’r organic seasonal summer ale in cans. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 29, 2013

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