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Will California North Coast fine wine pass a 'tipping point' in 2018?

December 04, 2017

With a month still to go in the key retail period of October, November and December (often shorthanded as "OND"), the best estimate is for 2.5 percent growth in 2017 U.S. wine sales volume overall, according to Jon Moramarco, managing director of BW 166. The Santa Rosa-based industry consulting firm co-publishes closely watched The Gomberg Fredrikson Report and other drinks-business analytics. "That's slightly less than the trends over the last 15 years, that have been about 3.5 percent"