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New Zealand Wine’s Hot Streak Continues In 2016 With Double-Digit Volume, Value Growth

Following an eight-year run during which its sales essentially tripled, New Zealand wine continues its rapid rise in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 31, 2016

Impact Databank: New Zealand Wines On Fire

With U.S. imports of New Zealand wine up 14% to 6.5 million nine-liter cases in 2015, five of the category’s most dynamic franchises earned Impact “Hot Brand” honors. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2016

U.S. Now Largest Export Market For New Zealand Wines

On the strength of strong premium-level growth, the U.S. has become the largest export market by value for New Zealand wines, overtaking Australia. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 17, 2015

Wine Spectator: New Zealand’s Yealands Wine Group Sells Majority Share for $60 Million

Marlborough Lines, a New Zealand electricity company, is investing $60 million in Yealands Wine Group, one of the country’s largest wine producers, purchasing an 80% stake. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 9, 2015

New Zealand Wine Exports To The U.S. Continue Double-Digit Climb

New Zealand wine exports rose 10% by volume to nearly 190 million liters and saw value climb 10% to NZ$1.33 billion ($1.12b) in the 12 months through June, according to the New Zealand Winegrowers trade group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 22, 2014

Interview, Part 2: Bill Foley, Founder, Foley Family Wines

Already at the helm of one of the U.S. wine market’s fastest-growing companies, Bill Foley of Foley Family Wines (FFW) has moved into distribution. Foley acquired a majority stake in California’s Epic Wines in 2013, and is now aiming to aggressively build that business as he has done in recent years with FFW. In Part 2 of his interview with Shanken News Daily, Foley talks about his plans for Epic, FFW’s burgeoning New Zealand business and the company’s ambitious cross-marketing play. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 20, 2014

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