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Market Watch: Wine’s Supermarket Surge Appears Here To Stay

Over the course of 2020, supermarket wine sales accelerated significantly as more consumers turned to grocers for a true one-stop shop, forgoing an additional trip to dedicated wine and spirits retailers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 2, 2021

Impact Databank: Solid Gains For The U.S. Market’s Largest Wine Brands

After eight consecutive anemic annual gains of less than 1%, the U.S. wine market rose a modest 2% in volume terms in 2020, even as its share of the total beverage alcohol industry fell for the second consecutive year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 1, 2021

Delicato Debuts Lower-Alcohol Bota Breeze, Targeting “Better-For-You” Wine Segment

While Manteca, California-based Delicato Family Wines owns a broad portfolio of wines, there’s none more substantial than boxed wine juggernaut Bota Box, which leapt 41% last year to 11.3 million cases, according to Impact Databank, and has nearly doubled in size over just the past three years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2021

Boxed Wine Surge Accelerates, Led By 30% Growth In 3-Liter Segment

Already one of the fastest-rising areas of the wine market, boxed wines have only continued to grow in importance this spring, with sales surging amid the broad shift to the off-premise. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 13, 2020

Exclusive: California, Italy, And Rosé Loom Large Among Impact’s Wine “Hot Brands”

Premium wines from California and Italy, as well as French rosés, are in abundance on Impact’s latest “Hot Brands” wine roster. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 9, 2020

Interview, Part 1: Chris Indelicato, President And CEO, Delicato Family Wines

California’s Delicato Family Wines has been on a remarkable growth run, with volume roughly tripling from 4 million cases in 2010 to approximately 12 million cases currently. While the family-owned winery has diversified recently, gaining a foothold in both domestic and imported fine wines, its breadwinner remains the Bota Box label, which has earned multiple Impact “Hot Brand” awards on its way to a projected 8 million cases this year. The majority of volume remains in the core 3-liter ($23), but Bota has also expanded into newer formats like 1.5-liter boxes and 500-ml. Tetra Paks. Meanwhile, the brand’s Nighthawk extension—geared toward bolder flavor profiles—is now releasing three new offerings: a Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon, Lush Pinot Noir, and Vibrant Sauvignon Blanc. Overall, Delicato is investing $10 million this year in Bota Box, including a new ad campaign that debuted in August. SND executive editor Daniel Marsteller recently caught up with president and CEO Chris Indelicato for an update. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2019

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