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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

News Briefs for May 14, 2019

•Delicato Family Wines has launched Bota Box Nighthawk Gold Buttery Chardonnay. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 14, 2019

Premium Boxed Wines Surge, Led By Black Box And Bota Box

Premium boxed wines have become an increasingly potent force in the U.S. market, with multiple boxed brands earning Impact “Hot Brand” awards this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2019

DFV Gets Boost From Fast-Rising Z. Alexander Brown, Bota Brick

Napa-based Delicato Family Vineyards (DFV) has enjoyed strong growth lately, with volume up 18% to 7.8 million nine-liter cases last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 23, 2017

Bota Box Surges Past 4-Million-Case Mark As Premium Boxed Segment Thrives

Bota Box, the premium boxed wine that’s been an Impact “Hot Brand” for eight years running, appears headed for a ninth consecutive award amid its strong gains in 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 25, 2016

Boxed Wine Looks To Move Further Upscale

Higher-end boxed wine continues to thrive, led by Black Box and Bota Box, which dominate the premium boxed segment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 18, 2016

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