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Interview, Part 1: ABC Fine Wine & Spirits’ Dave Larue

With 123 stores stretching from the Florida Panhandle to Miami, Orlando-based ABC Fine Wine & Spirits is the largest independent liquor store chain in the Sunshine State, and has revenues estimated at well over a half-billion dollars. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 14, 2021

Top Retailers Assess Bourbon’s Bull Market, And See Plenty Of More Room To Run

The U.S. Bourbon market has added 1 million cases a year since 2013, and reached the 21-million-case mark last year on 3.5% growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 10, 2018

Saké Sales Rise As Adventurous Consumers Branch Out

With consumers embracing new drinks options in recent years, domestic and imported saké consumption in the U.S. market reached an all-time high in 2016, according to Impact Databank, growing 3% to 2.3 million nine-liter cases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2017

Interview: ABC Fine Wine & Spirits CMO Bob Gibson

Orlando-based ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, a 75-year-old privately held retail chain, has 125 locations across the state of Florida.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2017

News Briefs for November 4, 2016

•Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced plans to add the Truvee wine brand—acquired in its $600 million purchase of the former Diageo wine business last year—to its global portfolio in an appeal to female drinkers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2016

ABC Sees Top Vodka Brands Increasingly “Under Attack” In Florida Market

Florida’s ABC Fine Wine & Spirits derives about 60% of its sales from spirits, with wine at 27%, beer at 10% and cigars at about 3%. In the second part of this interview, ABC executive vice president Jess Bailes discusses the trends influencing buying activity across the retail chain’s 140-plus stores. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 21, 2016

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