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Provence Shipments Ease, But Upscale Labels Retain Momentum

While Provence rosé sales have soared in the U.S. in recent years, import shipment volumes have slowed thus far in 2019. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 24, 2019

Market Watch Toasts The Top Spirits And Wine Retailers At Its Annual Awards Dinner

SND’s sister publication Market Watch magazine honored the nation’s best spirits and wine retailers last night at its Leaders Awards Dinner, a black-tie affair held at the St. Regis Roof in New York City. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2019

Provence Rosé Tops 2 Million Cases in U.S.

Shipments of Provence rosé wine to the United States reached another milestone in 2018 after a 14% gain, surpassing 2 million 9-liter cases for the first time, according BusinessFrance, a French government agency. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 21, 2019

Interview: Bruce Hunter, Managing Director, Shaw-Ross International Importers

Florida-based Shaw-Ross International has caught fire in recent years as the importer of Chateau d’Esclans, whose Whispering Angel brand has spearheaded the Provence rosé boom in the U.S. market. But Shaw-Ross’s recent gains haven’t been limited to rosé. In fact, the company has a number of wine and spirits brands carving out solid growth, including Spanish wines Marques de Riscal (+22% to 172,000 cases last year) and Real Sangria (+4% to 611,000 cases), rums Ron Barcelo (+5% to 61,000 cases) and Pusser’s (+10% to 32,000 cases), and single malt Scotch Glengoyne (+13% to 9,000 cases). SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Shaw-Ross managing director Bruce Hunter to get an update.

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Posted in News on May 25, 2017

Provence Rosé Tops 1 Million Cases In U.S., And Keeps Climbing

Imports of Provence rosé increased tenfold between 2010 and 2016, rising from 123,000 nine-liter cases to nearly 1.3 million cases, according to Impact Databank, as consumers have flocked to the category, especially in the on-premise. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2017

News Briefs for July 1, 2016

•Moët & Chandon has introduced Moët Ice Imperial Rosé, a new rosé Champagne intended to be consumed over ice. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 1, 2016