Aug 2012 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Constellation Brands to Purchase Mark West from Purple Wine Company Constellation Brands, Inc. and Purple Wine Company, LLC announced in late June that they have signed a definitive agreement under which the Mark West wine brand is being sold to Constellation Brands for $160 million. Mark West Pinot Noir, with a 35 percent volume growth rate in the last 12 weeks according to SymphonyIRI Group, is the nation’s best-selling Pinot Noir and a leader in wine priced $10 to $12 at retail. This ...
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