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Moët Hennessy Takes Majority Stake In Luxury Rosé Leader Château d’Esclans

Moët Hennessy has bolstered its presence in Provence rosé, agreeing to take a 55% controlling stake in luxury player Château d’Esclans for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 2, 2019

No Longer A Fad, Rosé Wines Are Now In Sustained Growth Mode

In what can now be considered a long-term trend, rosé wines are riding a major growth curve, as variety expands and drinkers opt for rosé outside the traditional summer months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 10, 2019

Provence Rosé Tops 2 Million Cases in U.S.

Shipments of Provence rosé wine to the United States reached another milestone in 2018 after a 14% gain, surpassing 2 million 9-liter cases for the first time, according BusinessFrance, a French government agency. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 21, 2019

News Briefs for April 17, 2018

•St. Louis-based Luxco has acquired a controlling interest in Derry, Ireland’s Niche Drinks for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2018

Driven By Rosé, French Wine Shipments To The U.S. Rise By Double-Digits

French still wine exports to the United States advanced by an impressive 14% last year to 12.5 million cases, according to Business France, a French government agency. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 23, 2018

Interview: Bruce Hunter, Managing Director, Shaw-Ross International Importers

Florida-based Shaw-Ross International has caught fire in recent years as the importer of Chateau d’Esclans, whose Whispering Angel brand has spearheaded the Provence rosé boom in the U.S. market. But Shaw-Ross’s recent gains haven’t been limited to rosé. In fact, the company has a number of wine and spirits brands carving out solid growth, including Spanish wines Marques de Riscal (+22% to 172,000 cases last year) and Real Sangria (+4% to 611,000 cases), rums Ron Barcelo (+5% to 61,000 cases) and Pusser’s (+10% to 32,000 cases), and single malt Scotch Glengoyne (+13% to 9,000 cases). SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Shaw-Ross managing director Bruce Hunter to get an update.

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Posted in News on May 25, 2017

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