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Packaging Innovations Abound As Winemakers Look To Tap New Audiences

Intent on targeting a wider range of drinking occasions and demographic groups, wine marketers are increasingly looking beyond the traditional glass bottle when it comes to packaging their wares. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2015

Wine Spectator: The Wine Group Buys Sonoma’s Benziger Winery

The Wine Group, a beverage giant known for supermarket wine brands such as Almaden and Cupcake, has acquired Benziger Family Winery, one of California’s highest-profile practitioners of organic and biodynamic grapegrowing and winemaking, the companies announced Monday. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 9, 2015

The Wine Group Adds Canned Wines To Flipflop

The Wine Group is launching a new line of wine in cans under its Flipflop brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 12, 2015

Concannon Eyes Premium On-Premise Presence With New Founder’s Tier

Concannon Vineyard managing director John Concannon tells SND he sees the winery’s new Founders’ Tier as a way to premiumize its image and amp up its presence in the on-premise. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 2, 2015

Wine Spectator: Lawsuit Claims California Wines Contain Dangerous Arsenic Levels

Are some California wineries “secretly poisoning wine consumers”? That’s one of the incendiary charges being leveled in a class-action lawsuit against several of the biggest companies in American wine, filed March 19 in a California state court. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 20, 2015

News Briefs for March 11, 2015

The Wine Group’s Concannon Vineyard winery is commemorating 50 years since the creation of its Concannon Cabernet Sauvignon Clones 7, 8 and 11 with the debut of a new Founder’s Tier. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 11, 2015

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