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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 September 2, 2016

•Following yesterday’s announcement that retailers Total Wine & More and BevMax will reverse course and stop marketing spirits prices below the state-mandated minimum in Connecticut, Total Wine noted in a statement that its compromise arrangement with the state’s Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) “made no admission of wrongdoing or liability, and DCP didn’t find there to be any wrongdoing or liability on Total Wine & More’s part.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 2, 2016

Connecticut Retailers Agree To Obey Minimum Pricing Law

Total Wine & More and BevMax have agreed to conform to Connecticut’s minimum pricing rules for wine and spirits, just days after announcing they would openly defy the law, which they say artificially forces higher prices on to consumers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 1, 2016

BevMax Joins Total Wine In Disregarding Connecticut’s Minimum Pricing Law

In recent days, tensions over Connecticut’s minimum pricing regime for wine and spirits have boiled over, with Total Wine & More challenging the law in federal court and openly advertising products below the state-mandated minimum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 30, 2016

Total Wine Under Investigation For Flouting Connecticut’s Minimum Pricing Rules

Last week, Total Wine & More filed a federal lawsuit aimed at overturning Connecticut’s minimum pricing rules for wine and spirits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 29, 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

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