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California Sparklers Expand At The High End

While much of the attention in the U.S. sparkling wine market has been focused on Prosecco recently, California sparkling wines have also been making strides, particularly at the higher end, as consumers continue to trade up in their drinks choices. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 26, 2021

California’s Super-Premium Sparkling Wines Rack Up Retail Gains

The U.S. sparkling wine market continues to see solid growth, adding nearly a half-million cases to its total last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 31, 2020

Schramsberg Stakes Out Ground At Domestic Sparkling Wine’s High End

In value terms, the upscale sparkling wine market in the U.S. continues to be led by Champagne brands like Veuve Clicquot and Moët & Chandon, but higher-end domestic bubblies have also been gaining ground, with Napa Valley-based Schramsberg at the forefront. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 19, 2019

Schramsberg’s Hugh Davies Looks To Vintage-Dated Sparklers And Still Wine

In recent years, the domestic sparkling wine category has taken off, with brands priced around $15 leading the charge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 30, 2018

Interview: Rocco Lombardo, President, Wilson Daniels

Last fall, the Underwood family, owners of Young’s Holdings, began a campaign to ramp up its East Coast presence by launching Wilson Daniels Wholesale in New York as a companion to its national importing and marketing company, Wilson Daniels Ltd. Rocco Lombardo, formerly president of Frederick Wildman & Sons, is now president of both Wilson Daniels Wholesale and Wilson Daniels Ltd., with Chris Underwood remaining CEO of both units. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller caught up with Lombardo to discuss the opportunities ahead for Wilson Daniels as it zeroes in on the East Coast fine wine market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 3, 2016

Wine Spectator: Google Street View Goes Inside California Wine Country

If you have ever used Google Maps to plot out a tasting trip through Napa or Sonoma, Street View’s 360-degree panoramas may have helped you identify a winery entrance on the Silverado Trail, determine if the hotel you were about to book really had stunning scenic views or pinpoint the exact location of a restaurant in Healdsburg. But Street View tantalizingly stopped at the winery gate. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 1, 2015