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News Briefs for August 3, 2017

•San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing has reportedly been acquired by Japan’s Sapporo Holdings Ltd. for an undisclosed sum, according to SFGate. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 3, 2017

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

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

Cava Steadily Expanding In U.S. Market, With Freixenet Leading The Way

While Prosecco has emerged as the key driver of sparkling wine consumption, Cava has been quietly expanding its footprint in the U.S. wine market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Sparkling Wine Drives Industry Growth In 2014

Due to a still sluggish on-trade environment, the total U.S. wine market is estimated to have inched ahead a mere 0.3% in 2014, to volume of 321.8 million nine-liter cases, according to the current edition of The U.S. Wine Market: Impact Databank Review and Forecast. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 5, 2015

Impact Databank: Imported Sparkling Wines Rise 5.5% On Prosecco’s Surge

Several fast-growing Italian brands are leading the charge for the imported sparkling wine category in the U.S. market, which rose 5.5% to 6.7 million cases in 2013, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 17, 2014