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News Briefs for February 22, 2019

•Argentinian winery Domaine Bousquet has debuted its first natural wine brand, Virgen. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2019

Target Launching New Beverage Alcohol Model In The U.S.

Minneapolis-based retail giant Target plans to modernize its retail operations this year, with the effort including the launch of new Wine & Beer shops as part of an overall redesign. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 11, 2017

Fetzer Vineyards’ 1000 Stories Label Showing Rapid Progress Since Its 2014 Launch

1000 Stories, the Bourbon-finished Zinfandel from California’s Fetzer Vineyards, has posted healthy growth in its first three years on the U.S. market, according to Impact Databank, with particularly strong acceleration in 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2017

Colorado Retailer Wilbur’s Looks To Adapt In Changing Market

Earlier this summer, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed legislation allowing wine, spirits and full-strength beer sales to expand into grocery stores on a gradual basis, marking a compromise between independent liquor stores and supermarkets, which had originally pushed for more precipitous changes. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 17, 2016

Battleground Florida: ABC Confronts Wave Of New Competitors In The Sunshine State

140-unit retail chain ABC Fine Wine & Spirits ranks among the top drinks retail destinations in Florida, with annual sales of approximately $500 million. In recent years, however, an influx of new retail players in the state has brought markedly increased competition, leading ABC to sharpen its focus on the high end while also boosting selection, service and its private label offerings. SND recently caught up with ABC executive vice president Jess Bailes for an update on developments in Florida’s retail market for wine, spirits and beer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 19, 2016

U.S. Wholesalers Confront A Changing Retail Landscape

Decades of consolidation have transformed the landscape for U.S. spirits and wine distributors, but changes at the retail tier have been equally pronounced. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2016

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