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Interview: Costco’s Dominance In Wine

Costco—the second-largest retailer by revenue in the world—is a major beverage alcohol force. The company posted $3.6 billion in revenue from wine, spirits and beer in its most recent fiscal year, with wine representing half of that total. SND sister publication Market Watch recently spoke with assistant general merchandise manager for beverage alcohol Annette Alvarez-Peters for an update on the chain’s progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 8, 2016

Diageo Debuts Archival Guinness Porters In U.S.

Diageo is introducing two archival Guinness recipes in the U.S. market as part of its Brewers Project, which showcases new and reinterpreted beers from the iconic Irish brewery. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2016

News Briefs for October 12, 2015

•Costco, the Washington Restaurant Association (WRA) and other allies have filed suit against the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) to challenge rules that restrict businesses from negotiating prices on spirits and wine in the state. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 12, 2015

News Briefs for May 4, 2015

•Patrón Tequila has employed drone technology to create a new virtual reality experience centered on its Hacienda Patrón distillery in Jalisco, Mexico. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 4, 2015

Wine Spectator And Vinexpo Reveal Speakers For “Inside The U.S. Wine Market” Panel

In partnership with Wine Spectator, this year’s Vinexpo exhibition in Bordeaux will include a panel entitled “Inside the U.S. Wine Market,” to be held Tuesday, June 16, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 29, 2015

Impact Seminar Snapshot: Annette Alvarez-Peters On Costco’s Beverage Strategy

As one of the U.S. market’s dominant beverage alcohol retailers, Costco holds enormous sway in connecting consumers with drinks brands from across the industry. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 23, 2015

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