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News Briefs for November 7, 2017

•Constellation Brands has completed its acquisition of a 9.9% stake in Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 7, 2017

Led By Italy And New Zealand, Premium-Plus Imported Wines Are Surging

While overall imported table wine depletions were flat at 67 million cases in the U.S. last year, according to Impact Databank, the category’s premium end is painting a much brighter picture. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 11, 2017

Santa Margherita USA Unveils New Distribution Changes, Realigning The Portfolio

In a sweeping realignment of its distribution structure, Italian wine importer Santa Margherita USA has unveiled a series of new wholesaler agreements across the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2017

Exclusive: Santa Margherita USA Bolsters Italian Sparkling Range With Franciacorta’s Ca’ del Bosco

Miami-based Santa Margherita USA has expanded its import portfolio with the addition of Franciacorta winery Ca’ del Bosco on an exclusive basis. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 13, 2017

Terlato Striking Gold With The Federalist, Seven Daughters Wine Brands

At the end of 2015, Terlato Wine Group ended its relationship with its top brand, Santa Margherita, which had pioneered the Pinot Grigio category in the U.S. more than three decades earlier. To fill the void, Terlato launched its own Pinot Grigio import and further expanded its wine portfolio with two rapidly growing brands, The Federalist and Seven Daughters, at the $15 to $20 price point. Lake-Bluff, Illinois-based Terlato has also diversified further into spirits and food. As a result, revenues are up 27% midway through 2016, and annual sales are now approaching $500 million. CEO Bill Terlato met recently with SND’s Lee Murphy to discuss progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 3, 2016

Impact Databank: The U.S. Market’s Top Imported Premium Wines

Overall, imported table wine depletions have declined by more than 2 million cases in the U.S. since 2013, according to Impact Databank. But that slide masks a strong premiumization trend that has seen above-$10 wines drive momentum in the marketplace. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 2, 2016

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