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Fetzer Vineyards’ 1000 Stories Label Showing Rapid Progress Since Its 2014 Launch

1000 Stories, the Bourbon-finished Zinfandel from California’s Fetzer Vineyards, has posted healthy growth in its first three years on the U.S. market, according to Impact Databank, with particularly strong acceleration in 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2017

Bottled (And Boxed) Sangria Draws Rising Interest

The sangria category has been riding high lately, with dollar value up nearly 10% in Nielsen channels in the 52 weeks through July 16, and volume up 6% in IRI data year-to-date through August 7. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 15, 2016

News Briefs for August 26, 2016

•Indiana beer and wine wholesaler Monarch Beverage has won a round in its ongoing battle to secure a spirits distribution license for affiliated company Spirited Sales LLC. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 26, 2016

Battleground Florida: ABC Confronts Wave Of New Competitors In The Sunshine State

140-unit retail chain ABC Fine Wine & Spirits ranks among the top drinks retail destinations in Florida, with annual sales of approximately $500 million. In recent years, however, an influx of new retail players in the state has brought markedly increased competition, leading ABC to sharpen its focus on the high end while also boosting selection, service and its private label offerings. SND recently caught up with ABC executive vice president Jess Bailes for an update on developments in Florida’s retail market for wine, spirits and beer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 19, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 15, 2016

•With sales expected to more than double this year, Cape Coral, Florida’s Wicked Dolphin Distillery is in expansion mode. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 15, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 14, 2016

•Colorado’s Breckenridge Brewery is rolling out its newest year-round offering, Mango Mosaic Pale Ale. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 14, 2016

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