Private Label Wines Take on a New Role
Once seen as bargain basement, restaurants' branded wines now offer a new window on value.
Mar 2009 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
House wines used to have a bad reputation. They were perceived as the Hearty Burgundy of the on-premise. They used to come out in thick-rimmed carafes, and wait staff could rarely tell you what was really in them. The combined effects of the state of the economy and many establishments' desires to take branding to new heights have helped put these once poorly respected wines in a new light. Private label wines seem to divide into two categories: the high-end branding concept and the value p...
» Article access restricted to registered members of winebusiness.com/