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Tag Archive: Lunetta

Imported Sparkling Wine’s Upswing Continues, Driven By Prosecco

The U.S. market’s imported sparkling wine category showed an 8.4% increase to nearly 10 million cases last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2017

As Prosecco Pushes Past 4-Million-Case Mark, Marketers Aim For Trade-Up

While sparkling wine is showing impressive growth across the board, Prosecco is the category’s star, having posted an expansion that’s been nothing short of phenomenal in recent years.

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Posted in News on June 24, 2016

Interview, Part 1: Marc Taub, President And CEO, Palm Bay International

Led by its Cavit brand from Italy—the second-largest imported wine in the U.S. market—Palm Bay International continues to expand its 5.8-million-case portfolio with an eye toward moving further upscale. Shanken News Daily senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently met with Palm Bay president and CEO Marc Taub to get his views on the ongoing premiumization push, as well as the U.S. market outlook for 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 29, 2016

With Demand Rising Quickly, Prosecco Taps “Harvest Reserve” To Ensure Supply

With the Prosecco category surging—from around a half-million cases in the U.S. in 2008 to 3.5 million cases last year—producers and growers have been actively debating in recent months whether the industry will continue to have enough wine to satisfy rising market demand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 7, 2015

News Briefs for March 12, 2012

•Beam Inc. has extended its Knob Creek Bourbon brand with the launch of Knob Creek Rye Whiskey, a 50%-abv offering made with a rye-based grain recipe as opposed to Bourbon’s corn-based formula. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 12, 2012

Mionetto’s Sparkling Success Boosts Category, But Competition Heating Up With Lunetta’s Rise

Prosecco has been one of the U.S. wine market’s hottest categories over the past few years, and no marketer has played a larger role in its success than Brooklyn, New York-based Mionetto USA. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2011