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South African Wine Shows Double-Digit Progress

While South African wine sales have largely been stuck in neutral in the U.S. for the past several years, the category has posted stronger results in recent months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2016

Treasury’s Profit More Than Doubles On Premiumization, Diageo Deal

While everyone in the drinks business talks about premiumization, perhaps no one has more effectively implemented a premiumization strategy than Treasury Wine Estates CEO Michael Clarke. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 18, 2016

Premier Cru Owner Pleads Guilty, Detailing Ponzi Scheme

John Fox, once a leading wine merchant, was escorted into an Oakland, California, courtroom by federal marshals last week, shackled hand and foot. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 16, 2016

DFV Doubles Down On Dark Red Blends

Delicato Family Vineyards (DFV) is the ninth-largest wine marketer in the U.S., with a brand stable that rose 14.5% to 6.6 million cases last year, according to Impact Databank. The Napa-based company, led by Impact “Hot Brands” like Bota Box (+28% to 3.9 million cases) and Noble Vines (+14% to 530,000 cases) has expanded markedly in recent years, showing total portfolio growth of more than 50% since 2012. SND recently interviewed DFV president and CEO Chris Indelicato to get an update. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 15, 2016

Exclusive: Terlato Adds Highly-Rated Feudi San Gregorio Wines From Campania

Terlato Wines is adding the wines of Campania’s Feudi San Gregorio to its import portfolio under a long-term partnership. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 15, 2016

Report: Accolade Wines Set For IPO In First Half Of 2017

Australia’s Accolade Wines, the world’s seventh-largest winemaker, is reportedly slated for a A$1-billion-plus ($770m) IPO in the first half of next year, as private equity owner CHAMP looks to largely divest itself from the business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 12, 2016

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