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Daily Archive: July 20, 2018

Exclusive: Imported Rosé, Premium Brands Drive U.S. Wine Market Growth, Reports Impact Databank

Faced with fierce competition from other categories, the U.S. wine market nonetheless eked out a 0.3% increase last year, to total 327.3 million 9-liter cases, according to the recently released 2018 edition of The U.S. Wine Market: Shanken’s Impact Databank Review & Forecast. Continue reading →

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Moët Hennessy’s Chandon Sweet Star Looks To Bring Bubbly To Outdoor Occasions

Moët Hennessy USA is launching new aluminum bottles of its Chandon Sweet Star sparkling wine in a bid to expand the brand’s presence in outdoor and “on-the-go” occasions. Continue reading →

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WSWA Names Michelle Korsmo As President And CEO

The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) executive committee has appointed Michelle Korsmo as president and CEO of the trade group, replacing Craig Wolf, who stepped down June 30.

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News Briefs for July 20, 2018

•As California vintners continue to commit to environmentally ethical practices—and consumers reward them for eco-consciousness—wineries have been aggressively pursuing sustainability initiatives. Continue reading →

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