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  • July 23, 2015

    US wine lovers yet to embrace online

    While using the internet to seek out information about wine has surged over the last four years, only 11% of American wine drinkers have bought wine online this year.

    A recent study by Wine Intelligence found that just 11% of US wine lovers surveyed had used the internet to buy wine...
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  • May 12, 2015

    Drizly & WSWA Services Form Strategic Alliance

    BOSTON - An innovative technology company and an affiliate of the nation’s largest wine and spirits wholesaler association have formed a strategic alliance to accelerate the adoption of technologies enabling on-demand delivery within the three-tier U.S. beverage-alcohol industry. Drizly, the B...
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  • April 8, 2015

    How Amazon is getting beat by an upstart alcohol delivery app in its own backyard

    Amazon is obviously pushing the boundaries of how we purchase, receive, and consume retail goods and groceries these days. Recently, it unveiled its new physical Dash Button that customers can press to order refills on products such as diapers, laundry detergent, and coffee pods. Eventually, the com...
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  • April 8, 2015

    Report: Restaurants primed for growth in 2015

    Restaurants have spent the post-recession years shoring up their balance sheets and are now ready to grow, as consumers appear more willing to spend, according to the 2015 State of the Restaurant Industry report from the consulting firm AlixPartners.

    Industry distress levels are near...
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  • April 2, 2015

    Wine's 2014 Report Card

    At its annual presentation this week at New York City's Museum of Modern Art, the Wine Market Council-an independent, nonprofit trade association-and the Nielsen Company reported their findings on U.S. consumer wine trends. They declared that while we may have reached the turning point of meteoric g...
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  • March 24, 2015

    E. & J. Gallo Announces Acquisition Of J Vineyards & Winery

    E. & J. Gallo Winery (Gallo) and J Vineyards & Winery announced today that Gallo has agreed to purchase the critically-acclaimed sparkling wine producer.  Founded in 1986 by Judy Jordan, J Vineyards & Winery is located in Sonoma County's Russian River Valley and produces a wide rang...
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  • March 20, 2015

    Wine Institute Fact Sheet on Arsenic


    Wine Institute is the association of 1,000 California wineries. In recent days, unfounded litigation has raised questions about the safety of California wine. We want to assure you that the health and safety of consumers is of the greatest importance to ou...
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