Category Archives: Wine

Who & What –

Hugh Reimers, president of Jackson Family Wines until a management reorganization earlier this year, was named chief administrative officer of Foley Family Wines this month and has been placed on a track to become president of the company, which owns … Continue reading

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Who Visits Wine Country? Wine Institute Tells All

Wine Institute surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. adults who recently visited California wine country, and found the average age of visitors to California wine country is 43.9 years old, with Baby Boomers accounting for 39.5%, Gen Xers 21.9% and Millennials … Continue reading

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Wine & Spirits Distributors Employ 74,000 Workers

Family-owned distributors employ more than 74,000 workers nationwide who earn a collective $6.5 billion in annual wages as part of an industry that generates more than $50 billion in tax revenue each year. This data is part of a new … Continue reading

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90+ Cellars Offers Special Edition Napa Cabernet to Mark 150th Lot

90+ Cellars introduced a limited release wine to mark the brand’s 150th Lot — a significant milestone for a company that has never owned a vineyard, grown a single grape or taken on any major investment.

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Sonoma County Wine Auction Raises a Record $5.2 Million

The money is going to Sonoma County charities focused on literacy, education, health and human services, the environment, and arts and culture. The auction tent buzzed with excitement with two lots that tied for the top lots of the day: … Continue reading

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How Bev/Al Is Doing On-Premise

Premium spirit brands grew 2.6% in the 52 weeks ended July 15, according to Nielsen GCA, easily outpacing mainstream brands (+0.5%). Spirits continue to grow and remain the top-performing mega category, up +3.0% in dollar sales and +1.8% in volume … Continue reading

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