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News Briefs for January 19, 2016

•New York-based Pasternak Wine Imports has added to its California portfolio, agreeing to handle distribution and marketing for the Russian River Valley’s Thomas George Estates. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2016

Packaging Innovations Abound As Winemakers Look To Tap New Audiences

Intent on targeting a wider range of drinking occasions and demographic groups, wine marketers are increasingly looking beyond the traditional glass bottle when it comes to packaging their wares. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2015

News Briefs for December 11, 2014

•According to the latest report from Chicago-based marketing firm IRI, Sazerac’s Fireball whiskey liqueur now ranks 10th among all spirit brands by volume, based on data from the 52-week period ending November 30th. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 11, 2014

News Briefs for October 23, 2014

•Beverage alcohol delivery provider Drizly has added Indianapolis to its territory, partnering with local retail chain Big Red Liquors. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 23, 2014

Interview, Part One: DFV President and CEO Chris Indelicato

While California’s Delicato Family Vineyards has been operating as a family-owned company since its founding 90 years ago, it’s gone through a transformation over the past decade that’s been as dramatic as that of any wine marketer in the U.S. As recently as 2005, DFV’s branded wine business sold roughly 1.5 million cases annually (not including private label). By 2013, Manteca, California-based DFV had become one of the U.S. wine market’s biggest players, with branded sales approaching 5 million cases on the strength of double-digit yearly growth. SND managing editor Peter Zwiebach recently spoke with DFV president and CEO Chris Indelicato about the company’s remarkable journey and what lies ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 8, 2014

Gallo Targets 3-Liter Box Segment With Fast-Rising Naked Grape

E&J Gallo is moving into the 3-liter boxed wine category with one of its fastest-growing brands, The Naked Grape. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 18, 2014