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Exclusive: Impact Databank Projects U.S. Spirits Market To Rise For 24th Consecutive Year

The U.S. spirits market is on pace to expand once again this year, by an estimated 2% in volume terms, according to The U.S. Spirits Market: Shanken’s Impact Databank Review & Forecast, 2019 Edition. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 7, 2019

Opportunity Abounds For Italy’s “Hot Prospect” Wines

Earlier this month, Impact revealed its latest crop of “Hot Prospect” brands, including 21 rising imported wine labels. Within that group, Italy accounted for nine winners, led by the Prosecco and Pinot Grigio segments but also including red and sparkling varieties. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2019

“Hot Prospect” Wines Highlight Wealth Of Emerging Premium Brands

An onslaught of new brands—17 in total, almost all from California—characterizes Impact’s latest domestic wine “Hot Prospects” list, which features an additional 11 returning labels from last year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 10, 2019

Impact’s “Hot Prospect” Spirits Brands Showcase A Diverse Mix Of Rising Stars

Each year, Impact’s “Hot Prospect” awards highlight the emerging stars of the industry—those that are poised to drive significant growth across the wine and spirits business in the years ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 9, 2019

Hard Seltzers Make Their Mark On Impact’s “Hot Brands” List

While the U.S. market’s major brewers have faced their share of challenges lately—among them the decline of mainstream beers and ongoing market share losses to wine and spirits—they’re seeing rapid growth from a relatively new category: hard seltzers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 2, 2019

Impact’s “Blue Chip” Brands Showcase The Stars Of The Industry

Impact has revealed its annual list of “Blue Chip” brands, saluting the market’s best-performing major players over the long term. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 24, 2018

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