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Wine Spectator: Do American Consumers Want Bordeaux’s Latest Vintage Yet?

Last week on the Place de Bordeaux, the exchange where Bordeaux’s négociants buy and sell wines, Châteaus Palmer and Valandraud surprised many by getting an early start on the 2017 futures campaign. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 30, 2018

News Briefs for April 3, 2018

•Moët Hennessy’s Glenmorangie has debuted Grand Vintage Malt 1989, the second release from its limited edition Bond House No. 1 Vintage collection. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 3, 2018

News Briefs for January 25, 2018

•The Winebow Group has expanded its distribution operations into the Oregon market, increasing its national wholesale footprint to 22 states. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 25, 2018

Interview: K&L’s Spirits Buyer David Driscoll Talks Scotch Whisky Trends

California retailer K&L Wine Merchants operates three stores in the Golden State, located in Redwood City, San Francisco and Hollywood. Traditionally known as a wine powerhouse, over the past decade K&L has seen its spirits sales grow from 3% of its revenue to the current 12% share. For the nine years, head spirits buyer David Driscoll has developed direct relationships with Scotch whisky distillers, bringing products from small-lot players into K&L’s stores and cultivating a loyal customer base. SND recently spoke with Driscoll about current Scotch whisky trends. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 22, 2016

California Retailer K&L Unveils New San Francisco Flagship

California’s K&L Wine Merchants has moved its flagship San Francisco store to a new location that nearly triples the square footage of its old site. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 4, 2015