The RNDC-Young's combination will boast a market share of nearly 19%, behind top-ranked Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits at 32%. The top two distributors nationwide thus will have an aggregate share of above 50%. Overall, the top 10 distributors will combine for a share of nearly 75% this year, up from 59% in 2010, according to Shanken's Impact Newsletter.
You'll hear from top taste-makers, including George Urquiola of Robert Biale Vineyards, Stephanie Douglas of Aratas Wine, Randle Johnson of The Hess Collection and Artezin Wines, Julie Johnson of Tres Sabores Winery, and Miro Tcholakov of Miro Cellars and Trentadue Winery. These panelists will be joined by other Napa Valley producers to share why they are passionate about producing Petite Sirah
Republic National Distributing Company and Young's Market announced a "joint venture partnership," saying the "combined company" will serve customers in 33 markets. ... This is one of those instances where we can say, 'we told you so.'
Wine Women Radio, a production of WINE WOMEN, debuts this week on the Radio Misfits Podcast Network. The weekly show, featuring members of the nonprofit, professional organization, has been welcoming wine industry guests to its local, live radio broadcast on KSVY 91.3FM in Sonoma, California, for more than seven months. This expansion to a nationally distributed podcast network, serving Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher and TuneIn, delivers Wine Women's message and vast wine industry knowledge to a wider audience.
The Calistoga Planning Commission on Wednesday took up the debate of what does or does not constitute an "event" at a winery. They decided that Brian Arden Winery on Silverado Trail had violated its use permit with its First Friday Socials, which take place once a month from 5 to 7 p.m.
In this week's "Commodity In Chief" segment on "Bloomberg Commodities Edge", Bloomberg's Alix Steel talks to David Duncan, chairman and CEO of Silver Oak Cellars. They discuss the growth of his business, winery competition in California, global expansion, technological efficiency in winemaking and trade war effect on wine prices. (Source: Bloomberg_TV)
Wine Intelligence has released a new report which has highlighted a change in consumer habits which is driving awareness in sustainable, organic and lower alcohol wines (SOLA), which is creating new opportunities in many markets around the world, including Australia.
The past year has been tough for the Chinese wine market - imported volumes decreased 8% marking the first decline in five years - while consumers are drinking less frequently. But that's not the whole story. While the market is maturing, it's also changing - opening up new opportunities at the same time.
Santa Barbara County's famed wine region - with its giant live oaks and destination tasting rooms - and the quiet beach town of Carpinteria have become the unlikely capital of California's legal pot market.
Two thousand sixteen is yet another link in an unprecedented chain of outstanding vintages in the Willamette Valley that began in 2014 and has now extended to 2018. Compared to the '14s and '15s, the '16s, while on the rich side for Pinot Noir, show more freshness than wines of the previous years at a similar stage
The UK wine market has long been trying to push the average price of major wine brands up and away from the £5 to £6 price bracket. E&J Gallo went further than most when in 2010 it introduced Dark Horse to push £10. Nearly 10 years on Helen Arnold talks to head winemaker behind the brand, Beth Liston, about how it has grown, what she has brought to the label and how Gallo hopes new varieties such as Malbec can help grow not only Dark Horse's own position, but branded wines in general.
Each year, the editors of Wine Enthusiast sip and sup their way around the country, seeking eateries that incorporate wine in thoughtful and exciting ways. This list isn't a ranking, nor is there a matrix of number of bottles, prices or types of food. Instead, it is a selection of restaurants where wine is shared and celebrated, and where, in our experiences, the selection, food, service and atmosphere are all exceptional. Cheers!