News Briefs for February 22, 2018February 22, 2018
•Italy’s Risata Wines has expanded its lineup with Brachetto d’Acqui, a new sparkling red wine. Made with 100% Brachetto grapes, the new DOCG entry will be available nationwide starting April 1st, priced at $17 a 750-ml. Brachetto d’Acqui joins portfoliomates Moscato d’Asti, Pink Moscato, il Rosso, and Prosecco in the Risata range. Prestige Beverage Group handles the Risata brand in the U.S., where it sells above 400,000 cases annually, according to Impact Databank.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.