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Interview, Part 1: Wente Family Estates President Amy Hoopes

Livermore, California-based Wente Family Estates has annual volume of about 650,000 cases in the U.S., excluding its private label production, with key brands including Wente Vineyards, Murrieta’s Well, and Entwine. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 7, 2018

After A Rare Down Year, Wente Vineyards Returns To Strong Growth In 2015

Following years of rapid progress, Wente Vineyards’ namesake brand posted a volume decline in 2014, falling 4.3% to 330,000 cases, according to Impact Databank. But 2015 saw a return to growth, as the Livermore, California-based winemaker posted sharp gains in volume and value. In Nielsen-tracked channels, the flagship Wente brand increased 15.5% to 162,000 cases in the 52-week period through November 7. The total portfolio returned to double-digit growth by the end of 2015, and the company sees further expansion ahead.

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Posted in News on January 8, 2016