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Ste. Michelle Debuts Intrinsic, An “Extreme Extended Maceration” Wine

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is hitting the market with its latest new product, an upscale Washington Cabernet called Intrinsic, characterized by “extreme extended maceration.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 5, 2016

Washington’s Charles Smith Wines Debuts Line Of Italian Varietals

Washington vintner Charles Smith is gearing up for next month’s launch of Casa Smith, a small-lot, single-vineyard collection of classic Italian varietal wines grown in eastern Washington. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 12, 2016

Ste. Michelle Posts 8% Sales Growth Over First Nine Months Of 2015

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates saw solid growth across all of its key brands in the third quarter ended in September, as well as for the first nine months of its fiscal year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 29, 2015

Ste. Michelle Shipments Rise 4.9% In First Half, Even As 14 Hands Slows

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has reported a net revenue increase of 7.3% to $295 million for its first half ended June 30, as shipments rose 4.9% to 3.77 million cases over the same six-month period last year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2015

Washington Wine, Part 2: Ample Room For Growth

With winery revenues of roughly $1 billion and a U.S. market share of around 4%, according to the Washington State Wine Commission, the Washington wine industry has grown fast, moving from fewer than 20 wineries in 1980 to more than 850 today. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 20, 2015

Washington Wine, Part 1: Key Players On A Hot Streak

Washington state wines have made impressive progress in the U.S. market lately, with the category now accounting for more than 12.5 million cases overall. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 13, 2015

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