Texas wineries are at an inflexion point in the industry's history. They are quality-competitive with like-for-like varietals from other states, but that fact is not known outside the state. As a result, out-of-state sales are much lower than they could be. Obviously, a good product is not sufficient to sell nationally. Something else is needed.
What lessons does Gruet's success have for Texas wineries in expanding their sales footprint outside the state?
Laphroaig (pronounced "La-froyg") is turning the traditional ad campaign on its head to target a special group of scotch fans: The ones who enjoy the earthy smokiness of a classic peated whiskey, or "whisky"
The 2014 Michelin Guide ratings for the San Francisco Bay Area have just been announced and that echoing sound you heard from up north was one big yawn. That's not necessarily bad; it's just that there were few changes of any note
The Abbey Winery in Pannonhalma, Hungary, has one of the oldest wine making traditions in Europe. In 996, Benedictine monks settled on the Sacred Hill of Pannonia-and they've always been closely associated with viticulture and winemaking introduced by the Romans.
Josh Hammond, the president of Buster's Liquor and Wines, sums up the position he has to overcome in a word - convenience. That is how backers of the referendums on the Nov. 4 ballot to allow wine sales in food stores are selling the proposition to voters via television ads as early voters are making their choices on the questions in Memphis, Bartlett, Collierville, Arlington, Millington and Germantown.
Today's article is the second in a series about Turkish wineries' response to government regulations against the marketing and promotion of alcohol: Regulations against the promotion of alcohol that have been imposed by the Turkish government since June 2013 are meant to impact Turkish people. Wineries can promote themselves outside Turkey, to non-Turks, all they want.
Can every business benefit from advertising on Facebook? The truthful answer is: Not really. Is yours a local business with a physical location where consumers regularly come to purchase your goods and services? If so, then Facebook is for you.
Speaking at this month's World Business Forum in New York, Gilbert unpacks some of the research that he and his colleagues have done, mainly around how comparing things affects our behavior. In short, the comparisons we draw shape the purchases we make - for better or worse.
On Monday, a WTO compliance panel ruled that the United States' revised country of origin labelling (COOL) policy for beef and pork "violates" the technical barriers to trade, or TBT, agreement "because it accords imported Canadian livestock treatment less favourable than that accorded to like domestic livestock."
This offering, which is anticipated to close on Nov 3, 2014, comprises two sets of notes. The first set worth $400 million, due 2019, carries an interest rate of 3.875%, while the remaining $400 million notes, due 2024, bear a charge of 4.750%.