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Ste. Michelle Posts 5% Sales Growth In First Half

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates enjoyed a 5% net revenue increase to $275 million in the first half of 2014, even as volumes registered just a 1.5% growth rate. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 23, 2014

Wine Spectator: Washington’s Sagemoor Vineyards—900 Acres of Vines—Sold to Fruit-Tree Company

Nearly 900 acres of Washington state vineyards, producing grapes purchased by more than 70 wineries, are changing hands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 14, 2014

Gallo Going On Offense In Washington With Columbia Winery Relaunch

Having entered the burgeoning Washington wine category last year with the acquisitions of the Columbia Winery and Covey Run brands, E.&J. Gallo is now planning to raise Columbia’s profile with a 2014 relaunch. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 30, 2013

Ste. Michelle To Separate Two Vines From Columbia Crest, Move Some Sourcing To California

Next month, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will introduce former Columbia Crest offshoot Two Vines as its own brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 20, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Deutsch, Precept Partner On New Restaurant-Focused Washington Wine Brand

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits is poised to enter the Washington wine category, partnering with Pacific Northwest producer Precept Wine on a new on-premise focused brand, Shanken News Daily has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2013

Washington State’s Small Retailers Seek Redress Against Pricing Pressure By Big Chains

Washington state lawmakers are exploring potential remedies to the rising outrage of small, independent spirits retailers who are being squeezed out of the newly privatized market by larger chain operators, according to Washington State Wire. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 16, 2013

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