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Daily Archive: October 13, 2011

Sprinting Barefoot Leads Blue Chip Wines’ Awesome Growth While Cavit Stands Tall As Lone Import

Impact awards “Blue Chip Brand” status to products that have achieved sustained growth, but the latest crop of wine honorees is also notable for some remarkably rapid progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 13, 2011

Domestic Wines Still Rising, But Off Slightly In Last Four Weeks: IRI

With the U.S. economy still facing an uphill climb, the domestic segment that’s been driving the U.S. wine category in food/drug/convenience channels has seen momentum slow slightly over the past few months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 13, 2011

News Briefs for October 13, 2011

Darden Restaurants Inc. has agreed to purchase Eddie V’s Prime Seafood and Wildfish Seafood Grille restaurant chains from Arizona-based Eddie V’s Restaurants Inc. for $59 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 13, 2011