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O’Neill Vintners & Distillers, Known For Private Labels, Sees Brand Portfolio Hit 600,000 Cases

Launched in 2004 mainly as a contract wine and brandy producer, California’s O’Neill Vintners & Distillers lately has been investing in brands and capacity, and the company sees continuing growth on the horizon, with its newly acquired Line 39 label leading the charge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 29, 2014

The Wine Group’s Super-Premium Chloe Collection Starts Strong

Launched this past spring, The Wine Group’s upscale-positioned Chloe Collection has had a promising start, and the company believes it has the potential to become a go-to still wine brand in the U.S. market for celebratory occasions. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 6, 2014

News Briefs for July 30, 2014

•Darden Restaurants Inc. chairman and CEO Clarence Otis has announced plans to step down. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2014

After 2013 Rebound, Argentina’s Trapiche Hones Quality Message

One of the pioneers within the Argentine Malbec category in the U.S. market, Grupo Peñaflor-owned wine brand Trapiche has seen some upheaval stateside in recent years, but after a strong rebound in 2013 that earned it Impact “Hot Brand” honors, the franchise is back on the upswing. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 15, 2014

Imported Wine Volume Declines Slightly, But Value Picture More Encouraging

In stark contrast to the continuing strength of domestic wine in the U.S., imported table wine lost ground in 2013, with category depletions down 0.5% to 70 million nine-liter cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 8, 2014

News Briefs for April 10, 2014

•Diageo is launching a new global marketing campaign for Smirnoff vodka in partnership with digital music service Spotify this month, centered on vodka’s approachability and broad appeal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 10, 2014

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