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Interview, Part 2: Amy Hoopes, President, Wente Family Estates

In the second part of our interview with Amy Hoopes, the Wente Family Estates president discusses trends in the rising direct-to-consumer segment, export markets, and how the emergence of cannabis as a new consumer category could impact the business moving forward. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 11, 2018

Interview, Part 1: Wente Family Estates President Amy Hoopes

Livermore, California-based Wente Family Estates has annual volume of about 650,000 cases in the U.S., excluding its private label production, with key brands including Wente Vineyards, Murrieta’s Well, and Entwine. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 7, 2018

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

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