Oct 2009 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
U.S. Bulk Wine Imports Seen Tripling as Global Producers Seek Low Cost Supplies Imports of bulk wine to the U.S. tripled during the first six months of 2009 compared to the same period of 2008, reaching the equivalent of roughly 13 million 9-liter cases and are on track to reach as much as 25 million cases this year, according to U.S. Department of Commerce data, as reported by Gomberg-Fredrikson. “The big commercial producers are seeking lower costs of supply,” noted Jon Fredriks...
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