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Copper Cane Targets 1 Million Cases Within Five Years, Preps Elouan Extensions

Following its sale of the Meiomi wine brand to Constellation for $315 million earlier this summer, Joe Wagner’s Copper Cane Wines has set the goal of reaching 1 million cases within five years, with Oregon label Elouan expected to play a key part. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 26, 2015

Shaw-Ross International Forms Premium Wine Unit

Florida-based Shaw-Ross International Importers has created a new premium wine unit known as The Lineage Collection. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 26, 2015

Interview: Vias Imports Chairman Fabrizio Pedrolli

New York-based Vias Imports boasts a portfolio of 91 wineries, including its core upscale Italian stable as well as labels from the U.S., France, Spain, Austria, Argentina and Lebanon. The 32-year-old company also serves as a wholesaler in New York and New Jersey. With annual import volume of 425,000 cases and sales projected to rise 5% to above $40 million this year, Vias is led by chairman Fabrizio Pedrolli. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently caught up with Pedrolli to discuss trends in imported wine, as well as the launch of Vias’ first proprietary wine brand, Acinum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 21, 2015

Wine And Spirits Exporters Tap Into China’s Booming E-Commerce Channel

The explosive growth of China’s e-commerce channel is giving spirits and wine imports a direct conduit to the nation’s expanding ranks of middle-class consumers, drinks marketers say. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 20, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Leading Premium-Plus Wine Players Drive U.S. Growth

Benefiting from robust premiumization trends, the U.S. market’s leading wine brands priced at $10-and-above are posting solid growth and outperforming the overall category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 17, 2015

U.S. Now Largest Export Market For New Zealand Wines

On the strength of strong premium-level growth, the U.S. has become the largest export market by value for New Zealand wines, overtaking Australia. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 17, 2015

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