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Duboeuf Eyes Vineyard Acquisitions, Prepares New Extension To HobNob Label

Amid intense pressure from the onslaught of New World wines over the past decade, one of France’s pioneering brands in the U.S. market, Georges Duboeuf, has lost more than half its volume, slipping from 1.1 million cases in 2002 to around 400,000 currently. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 6, 2012

News Briefs for November 16, 2011

•French wine producer Georges Duboeuf is rolling out the 2011 Beaujolais Nouveau at midnight, November 17. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 16, 2011

News Briefs for October 12, 2011

•Odom-Southern of the Pacific Northwest, a joint venture between Southern Wine & Spirits and the Odom Corporation, has acquired Seattle, Washington-based Cavatappi Distribuzione, a fine wine wholesaler that covers the entire state of Washington. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 12, 2011

W.J. Deutsch Finding Success In Struggling French Category By Tapping New Consumers

While French wine has struggled in the U.S. market amid the economic downturn, W.J. Deutsch & Sons Ltd.—long one of the category’s biggest players—has enjoyed solid growth from its French portfolio, which includes the Georges Duboeuf range and fast-rising HobNob ($9.99-$10.99 per 750-ml.) and Patch Block ($7.99), as well as an array of other brands. In 2010, the importer’s top six French brands grew by an aggregate 22%, according to Impact Databank. Shanken News Daily recently spoke with Peter Deutsch, the company’s CEO, to gauge how its French wine business was performing amid the market’s challenging conditions. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 21, 2011