Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer business

Daily Archive: April 1, 2021

Impact Databank: The Brands Driving New Zealand Wine’s U.S. Surge

New Zealand wine exports to the United States reached another record high in 2020 as shipments increased 5% to $506.2 million, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 1, 2021

U.S. Champagne Imports Hit Hard by 2020 Disruptions

Champagne shipments to the U.S. fell nearly 20% last year as the region felt the compound effects of the pandemic and fears over tariffs that had prompted stockpiling in 2019, according to The Champagne Bureau, USA. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 1, 2021

Retail Alcohol Sales Dip, But Remain At Robust Levels

Total alcohol dollar sales in Nielsen channels were down 20% in the week through March 20, as they lapped a year-earlier period in which consumers locked down and stocked up their pantries. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 1, 2021

News Briefs for April 1, 2021

•Four Roses is expanding distribution of its Small Batch Select Bourbon into 13 new markets, including Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 1, 2021