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Interview: Wente Family Estates Aims For Rebound After 2017 Price Hikes

After years of solid progress, Livermore, California-based Wente Family Estates hiked prices by about 4% last year across its portfolio, and as a result saw total depletions slip by around 10% to 740,000 cases, excluding its private label business. Now, the company is looking to hold the line on pricing, debut new innovations and position the portfolio for long-term growth. SND associate editor Shane English recently spoke with CEO Carolyn Wente to discuss the winery’s plans for the year ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 12, 2018

News Briefs for July 13, 2016

•Shaw-Ross International is debuting Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof, an aged overproof rum.

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Posted in News on July 13, 2016

News Briefs for April 16, 2015

•St. Cloud, Minnesota-based Coborn’s Inc. has agreed to purchase western Wisconsin’s Marketplace Foods, a chain of four grocery stores, each with an adjacent liquor store. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2015

News Briefs for June 17, 2014

•Wine Spectator’s flagship WineRatings+ app, which provides quick access to around 300,000 expert wine reviews, is now available for the Android operating system, with a new version optimized for a wide range of current phone and tablet models. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 17, 2014

News Briefs for May 22, 2014

•Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers unit has officially opened its new Beefeater distillery and visitor center in London. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 22, 2014