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News Briefs for December 11, 2014

•According to the latest report from Chicago-based marketing firm IRI, Sazerac’s Fireball whiskey liqueur now ranks 10th among all spirit brands by volume, based on data from the 52-week period ending November 30th. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 11, 2014

News Briefs for October 23, 2014

•Beverage alcohol delivery provider Drizly has added Indianapolis to its territory, partnering with local retail chain Big Red Liquors. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 23, 2014

Interview, Part Two: DFV’s Chris Indelicato

In this second part of our interview with Delicato Family Vineyards’ Chris Indelicato, the company president and CEO discusses influential trends affecting the U.S. wine market, including the evolution of increasingly wine-savvy consumers, the current pricing situation and the rising private-label wine segment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 10, 2014

Interview, Part One: DFV President and CEO Chris Indelicato

While California’s Delicato Family Vineyards has been operating as a family-owned company since its founding 90 years ago, it’s gone through a transformation over the past decade that’s been as dramatic as that of any wine marketer in the U.S. As recently as 2005, DFV’s branded wine business sold roughly 1.5 million cases annually (not including private label). By 2013, Manteca, California-based DFV had become one of the U.S. wine market’s biggest players, with branded sales approaching 5 million cases on the strength of double-digit yearly growth. SND managing editor Peter Zwiebach recently spoke with DFV president and CEO Chris Indelicato about the company’s remarkable journey and what lies ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 8, 2014

News Briefs for September 9, 2014

•Napa Valley-based Duckhorn Wine Company has launched the inaugural vintage of its Washington-sourced wine, Canvasback. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 9, 2014

News Briefs for September 3, 2014

•Terlato Wines is augmenting its Italian portfolio with the addition of Tuscany’s Cecchi range, effective January 1, 2015. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 3, 2014

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