Positive trend driven by improvements in casual dining, lodging and fine dining, while bars/clubs remain under pressure. Beer softened slightly vs prior month but remain better than earlier this year. Premium Light share loss continues to moderate vs craft.
The fourth annual Eastern Winery Exposition (EWE) will take place March 17-19, 2015, at The Oncenter in Syracuse, New York. With 225 trade show booths already sold, EWE is now the largest winery and vineyard trade show and conference east of the Pacific states and the largest show of its kind ever to be held in New York state
A popular Capital Region liquor retailer is uncorking a lawsuit against the State Liquor Authority, claiming the regulatory body is overstepping its powers by seeking to shut down the store's sales to out-of-state customers.
Accolade Wines, Pernod Ricard, Treasury Wine Estates and Australian Vintage have succeeded in blocking an application by Delegat's Wine Estate to trademark elements of the bottle label associated with its Oyster Bay brand.
Robots might be unseating the cherry job of wine critics soon. Researchers in Denmark have created an artificial tongue to find out whether expensive wine actually tastes any better than the cheap stuff.