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Date: Title: Source: Details:
May 2018
Sat 26 Global wine production has hit a 60-year low, as changing weather picks new winners and losers Quartz NewsAkshat Rathi, Dan Kopf View
Wed 2 Why Amazon Won't Crush the Liquor Industry Drync View
April 2018
Wed 25 Fine Wine Report 2018 (Excerpt) View
Tue 24 Get ready to pay more for wine, as global production hits 60-year low Market WatchMike Murphy View
Fri 6 Re-Think Retail: The Store Must Do More - Ahead of the Curve Cowen View
Fri 6 Consumers Crave More Drink Flights Wine & Spirts Daily View
Thu 5 A Worker Shortage is Forcing Restaurants to Get Creative NYTimes.comJennifer Steinhauer View
March 2018
Thu 15 Robust Sales for Premium, Small-Production Wines View
Mon 5 On-Premise Consumers are Ordering Better Quality Drinks More Often Wine & Spirits Daily View
February 2018
Mon 19 Americans Spending More on Wine but Volume Growth is Slowing The Drinks BusinessRoger Morris View
Mon 19 20 Year Strong US Wine Boom Tailing Off The Drinks BusinessLauren Eads View
Thu 15 State of the Wine Industry 2018 Highlights Key Trends ForbesTom Mullen View
January 2018
Fri 12 Off-Premise Sales Growth Outpaces On-Premise in 2017 Wine & Spirits Daily View
Thu 11 Three Takeaways from the Gomberg, Fredrikson & Associates - 2017 Review Wine Business View
December 2017
Thu 28 Massachusetts alcohol laws need massive rewrite, task force concludes Boston GlobeDan Adams View
Thu 21 Premium Brands Drive US Spirits Sales Above Beer The Spirits BusinessOwen Bellwood View
Fri 15 Nielsen: Off vs. On Premise Quarterly Trends Report (Q3 2017) Nielsen View
Thu 14 Massachusetts: Is it time for a change in alcohol licensing in the commonwealth? Brookline.WickedLocal.comKerry Feltner View
Tue 12 The Top Cocktail Trends of 2018, According to Bartenders SuperCall.comDillon Mafit View
Wed 6 Dynamics and drivers of alcohol sales in restaurants and bars are evolving: Report Drinks Business Report View
November 2017
Mon 13 Premium Spirits Will Drive Industry Growth Through 2020 Impact Databank View
September 2017
Fri 29 The Sideways Curse Has Lifted: Merlot Is Having a Comeback BloombergElin McCoy View
Thu 28 WineAmerica Releases Study Showing National Economic Impact of the Wine Industry is $219.9 billion in 2017 WineBusiness.comWine America View
Fri 22 How Millennials are Changing the Wine-Selling Game Seven Fifty DailyKathleen Willcox View
Mon 18 Impact Databank Predicts U.S. Spirits Market to Rise for 22nd Consecutive Year Impact Databank View
August 2017
Mon 21 So Far, Compromise Eludes Mass Alcohol Task Force Boston GlobeDan Adams View
Tue 15 As Millennial Tastes Shift, Beer Cedes Share To Spirits And Wine Impact Databank View
June 2017
Thu 29 Millennials Love Dining Out NACS View
Thu 29 Why Off- Premise Consumption is Eating into On-Premise Performance Wine & Spirits Daily View
Thu 29 The Margarita Remains the Top Spot as America's Favorite Cocktail Nielsen CGA On Premise User Survey Data (May 2017) View
Sun 25 Rosé outpaces overall wine category for summer: Nielsen View
Mon 19 US Champagne Market Rolls On, As Millennials Reach for Bubbly Impact Databank View
May 2017
Fri 5 2016 California Wine Sales in U.S. Hit New Record: 238 Million Cases with Retail Value of $34.1 Billion View
March 2017
Tue 28 NIELSEN CGA REPORT: A Comparative Look At The On Premise (Eating and Drinking) And Off Premise Marketplace Nielsen CGA View
Mon 20 Top Decision Making Factors On-Premise Wine & Spirits Daily View
Thu 16 Martignetti Companies Teams Up with Bentley University to Champion Women in the Beverage Alcohol Industry Martignetti Companies View
Wed 15 Nielsen CGA: 2016 On-Premise Review Nielsen View
Wed 15 Pernod-Ricard used weather data to target drinkers during the East Coast blizzard DigiDayTanya Dua View
Wed 15 Massachusetts: Liquor store owners take steps toward selling legal pot Fox 25 View
Mon 6 Massachusetts: New Boston liquor license plan to target neighborhoods Boston GlobeMeghan Irons View
Fri 3 Distinguished Italian White Wine Producer, Jermann, Joins LUX Wines Portfolio In The U.S. PR NewswireE&J Gallo Winery View
Fri 3 Latest wine consumption trends: US still rising Decanter Magazine View
February 2017
Tue 21 Connecticut: Malloy Seeks Lower Liquor Prices By Scrapping Minimum Price Law Hartford CourantChristopher Keating View
Thu 16 How Gallo Wines Is Maximizing Millennial Influence To Win Big Forbes MagazineJeff Fromm View
January 2017
Thu 19 Massachusetts Treasurer sets sights on alcohol reforms 22 WWLPAndy Metzger View
Sat 7 Nielsen Year In Review: A 2016 Comparison of the On Premise and Off Premise Marketplace Nielsen View
December 2016
Wed 21 Trinchero Family Estates Purchases Mason Cellars, Pomelo Brand PR NewswireTrinchero Family Estates, Inc. View
Tue 20 Slow Restaurant Traffic Not Affecting Wine Wines & Vine Paul Franson View
Thu 8 Gallo: Consumers don't view wine as an elitist drink THE PRESS DEMOCRATBILL SWINDELL View
October 2016
Wed 12 New Ordering System Streamlines Retail Purchases WineBusiness.comLiza Zimmerman View
July 2016
Tue 19 Massachusetts: Legislators pressure beer brewers, distributors to end long-running dispute bostonglobe.comDan Adams View
Fri 15 On-Premise Beverage Alcohol Consumption Continues to Decline According to Cheers BARometer Report Beverage Information Group View
Fri 15 Brewers Propose Major Change to Mass. Beer Industry Boston GlobeDan Adams View
Mon 11 Massachusetts: Treasurer seeks overhaul of 'unwieldy' Mass. alcohol laws bostonglobe.comDan Adams View
Mon 11 2015 California Wine Sales in U.S. Hit $31.9 Billion Retail Value View
June 2016
Wed 1 Massachusetts: Retailers Association of Massachusetts opposes Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol MassLive.comDumcius View
May 2016
March 2016
Fri 11 Martignetti Companies to be Honored as Business Partner of the Year by the Massachusetts Restaurant Association. View
Wed 2 Beer distributor to pay $2.6 million fine in pay-to-play case Boston GlobeDan Adams View
February 2016
Mon 8 On Premise Beverage Alcohol Insights SmartBlogs.comRenee Lee View
Wed 3 US spirits - 2015 DISCUS industry review NomuraIan Shackleton - NIplc View
January 2016
Thu 28 Wine Market Council Finds Generational And Involvement “Gaps” Increasingly Pivotal To Industry View
Mon 4 U.S. restaurant wine sales still hostage to 2008 economic meltdown Forbes View
December 2015
Tue 15 New York Governor Veto of Alcohol Retailer Bill Upholds Three Tier System and Underscores State Regulatory Authority over Licensees WSWA View
Tue 8 Gallo survey finds that today's wine drinkers are diverse with an appreciation of new offereings for more occations E. & J. Gallo Winery View
Mon 7 What a glass of wine a day does to your body mother nature networkMelissa Breyer View
Mon 7 Massachusetts: Gov. Baker wants to give cities control over liquor licenses WCVB5 View
November 2015
Thu 19 Massachusetts: Gov. Charlie Baker bellies up to liquor license reform Boston HeraldMatt Stout View
Wed 18 Diageo Finds Its Entrepreneurial Streak With Fresh Strategies For Product Development View
Fri 13 Millennials raise a glass to draft wine Jonny Forsyth View
Wed 11 2015 Survey of American Wine Consumer Preferences Wine Business.comDr. Liz Thach, MW and Dr. Kathryn Chang View
October 2015
Wed 14 Australia's Treasury buys Diageo's wine division FTJamie Smyth in Sydney View
Wed 14 Carmine Martignetti Honored at DISCUS’s 14th Annual "Spirit of Mount Vernon" Industry Heritage Event DISCUS View
Tue 13 Pernod Richard USA renews relationship with Martignetti Companies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island NOVA Marketing Services View
Mon 12 Glass of red wine a day can keep diabetes under control The TelegraphSarah Knapton, Science Editor View
September 2015
Mon 21 Premium-minded consumers split wine market, industry execs report UC Davis News ServicePat Bailey View
August 2015
Fri 28 City councilor wants liquor license control returned to Boston for first time since Prohibition View
Wed 26 E. & J. Gallo Announces Purchase of Talbott Vineyards E&J Gallo View
Thu 6 Red wine could slow brain ageing by 7.5 years the drinks businessLauren Eads View
July 2015
Tue 28 Wealthy And Educated Americans Drink Alcohol The Most Forbes BusinessGallup View
Thu 23 US wine lovers yet to embrace online Lucy Shaw View
May 2015
Tue 12 Drizly & WSWA Services Form Strategic Alliance WSWA View
April 2015
Wed 8 How Amazon is getting beat by an upstart alcohol delivery app in its own backyard Pando DailyDennis Keohane View
Wed 8 Report: Restaurants primed for growth in 2015 NRNJonathan Maze View
Thu 2 Wine's 2014 Report Card Wine EnthusiastSusan Kostrzewa View
March 2015
Tue 24 E. & J. Gallo Announces Acquisition Of J Vineyards & Winery PR Newswire View
Fri 20 Wine Institute Fact Sheet on Arsenic Source: Wine Institute View
Thu 19 Martignetti Companies joins SevenFifty, a modern platform for the beverage alcohol trade View
Tue 17 Pernod Ricard has a competitive advantage: a young CEO FortuneJohn Kell View
Mon 16 Nielsen Spirits Analysis The Cowen InsightVivien Azer View
Fri 13 Massachusetts: Regulators say powdered alcohol is illegal in Massachusetts Associated Press View
Thu 12 Should I Drink Red Wine? TIME View
February 2015
Tue 10 Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot on the Rise in U.S. Wine-SearcherW. Blake Gray View
Wed 4 DISCUS - Robust trend in US spirits NomuraIan Shackleton View
January 2015
Thu 29 Australian Wine Bounces Back in the U.S. Wine-SearcherAdam Lechmere View
Sat 24 The state of wine drinking in America today The WeekLiz Thach View
December 2014
Tue 2 Snapshot of the American Wine Consumer in 2014 WineBusiness.comLiz Thach, Janeen Olsen & Tom Atkin View
November 2014
Fri 14 Restaurant sales continue to rise in October NRA View
Fri 14 Massachusetts: ABCC examining brewers, others for law violations Boston GlobeDan Adams View
Thu 13 Mass law marks achievement for direct-to-consumer shipping Jane Firstenfeld View
Tue 11 Restaurants could see strong year in 2015 NRNJonathan Maze View
October 2014
Mon 27 2014 harvest: Europe at a glance The drinks businessGabriel Stone View
Mon 27 2014 California Winegrape Harvest: Earliest and Third in a String of Great Vintages this Decade Wine Institute View
August 2014
Wed 13 Restaurant sales continue to trend upward NRA View
Sun 3 Massachusetts: Most retailers sour on new wine shipment law News TelegramMark Sullivan View
July 2014
Thu 31 Boston Neighborhoods Set to Receive 75 More Liquor Licenses Nick DeLuca –Staff Writer Boston Globe View
Tue 8 Beverages: Spirits: Nielsen Data Analysis: Four Weeks Ended June 21, 2014 CITI View
June 2014
Fri 20 E. & J. Gallo Winery Wins Corporate Social Responsibility Award Nassau News Live View
Tue 3 Johnnie Walker is most powerful drinks brand The Spirits BusinessAmy Hopkins View
Mon 2 Restaurant Executive - Wine Sales Being Trumped By Cocktails Paul Franson - Independent Writer View
May 2014
Fri 30 Restaurant Sales and Customer Traffic Continued to Rise According to April Restaurant Performance Index NRA View
Thu 29 Diageo to build $115 million bourbon distillery in Shelby County (KY) Herald LeaderJanet Patton View
Wed 28 Smirnoff is largest selling vodka Drinks InternationalHolly Motion View
Fri 2 Massachusetts: House OKs direct wine shipments Boston Herald View
Thu 1 The Macallan owner launches US distribution arm The Spirits BusinessBecky Paskin View
April 2014
Mon 28 The Art of Marketing Wine to Millennials Janet Forgrieve View
Mon 28 Californian wines grab 64% of US market the drinks businessLauren May View
Thu 24 California Wine Sales Grow 3% by Volume Wine Institute View
March 2014
Sun 23 Massachusetts: Bill Would Allow Sunday Morning Liquor Sales CBS View
Mon 10 Massachusetts: House okays bill to allow retail alcohol sales on Sundays 22WWLPColleen Quinn View
February 2014
Wed 5 Gallo adds to Italian wines it will distribute Merced Sun-StarJohn Holland View
Tue 4 US Spirits - DISCUS - Robust trend in US spirits DISCUS View
January 2014
Thu 16 Economist's Notebook: Restaurant sales will rise in 2014 despite cautious consumer mindset NRA View
Thu 16 Silicon Valley Bank Forecasts 6-10% US Sales Growth for Fine Wine in 2014 WSJ View
December 2013
Tue 31 Restaurant Performance Index hits five-month high in November NRA View
November 2013
Tue 12 E. & J. Gallo Winery Contributes $100,000 To Philippine Typhoon Relief Fund View
October 2013
Tue 29 Global Wine Shortage CNNAaron Smith View
Wed 9 How Millennials are Changing the Wine Industry FOXBusinessKathryn Buschman Vasel View
September 2013
Fri 27 Agave crisis to last five more years Drinks InternationalHamish Smith View
August 2013
Mon 19 Massachusetts: Mayors behind push for greater local control of alcohol licenses Dorchester ReporterColleen Quinn, State House News Service View
Tue 13 Trinchero Family Estates Forms Alliance with Taken Wine Company PR WEB View
Wed 7 Forecasting Wine's Future Wine SpectatorBen O'Donnell View
Mon 5 Brenne Estate Cask selects Classic Imports as exclusive U.S. Importer Classic Imports View
Mon 5 Nielsen Spirits: Volumes improve back to positive territory Goldman Sachs View
July 2013
Thu 4 Johnnie Walker's brand value hits US$4.37bn The Drinks Report View
June 2013
Wed 19 May, 2013, Control State Results NABCA View
Mon 10 Nielsen Spirits: May in-line with slow April Goldman Sachs View
Thu 6 Napa Valley to replant up to 15% of vineyards DecanterCourtney Humiston in Sonoma View
Wed 5 In Canada, Iceberg Harvester Seeks Chips Off Really Old Blocks WSJWill Connors View
Sat 1 Coming soon? Nutritional labels on alcohol USA TodayMary Clare Jalonick View
May 2013
Fri 31 RPI hits 10-month high as business expectations improve NRA View
Fri 31 Heavy rains across Europe delay growth 'by three weeks' DecanterPanos Kakaviatos and Jane Anson in Burgundy View
Fri 31 Large selection boosts wine sales ID Report View
Mon 27 On-premise premiumization of Spirits continues, with most spirits categories seeing accelerated price/mix in 1Q13 relative to 2012 trends GuestMetrics View
Tue 21 Johnnie Walker whisky is named world's leading alcoholic drink STV View
Fri 17 April, 2013, Control State Results NABCA View
March 2013
Wed 27 Cognac exports stay strong Just-DrinksAndy Morton View
Thu 21 Bad weather squeezes global wine production Reuters View
Mon 18 US Spirits Nielsen Data Sales growth remains solid in February UBS View
Fri 15 Coppola Winery plans to buy Geyser Peak Winery in California DBR View
Sat 2 The future of wine? FOX NewsIvan Kenneally View
Fri 1 Proximo to Take Over Jose Cuervo Distribution in US HispanicBusiness View
February 2013
Thu 28 Wine and Beer: Nielsen Data Analysis: Wine (+4.2% YoY) and Beer (+2.4%) Post Modest Sales Increases Source: CITI View
Sat 23 Connecticut: Liquor Law Shakeup: Plan To Alter Minimum Pricing Worries Some Package Store Owners The Hartford CourantBrian Dowling View
Tue 19 Pernod says no to Cuervo but declares interest in craft spirits the drinks businessRon Emler View
Tue 19 January, 2013, Control State Results NABCA View
Fri 15 Connecticut: End State's Liquor Price Restrictions Hartford Courant View
Wed 13 Diageo Calls on the Alcohol Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to Fast Track Serving Fact Information on Beer, Wine and Distilled Spirits Containers Herald OnlineDiageo View
Wed 13 Outlook for Continued Growth of Flavored Spirits Is Quite Strong, New Study Shows ConsumerEdge Insight View
Tue 12 'Consumers will win' as record California vintage announced DecanterCourtney Humiston in Sonoma View
Thu 7 Trinchero Family chalks out $300m expansion at Lodi wine facility in California DBR View
Thu 7 Restaurant job growth hit 17-year high in 2012 NRA View
Thu 7 US imports: Argentina drops for first time in 11 years DecanterCourtney Humiston in Sonoma View
Thu 7 Beverages: DISCUS Highlights Strong Spirits Industry Trends Morgan Stanley View
Wed 6 Distilled Spirits Market Share Edges Upward in 2012 DISCUS View
Wed 6 U.S. Spirits Volume Jumped 3% in 2012 WSJJohn Kell View
Fri 1 Massachusetts: Mass. alcohol regulators say happy hours should remain banned Boston.comTodd Feathers, Globe Correspondent View
Fri 1 Analyst Says US Wine Production, Consumption Up AP View
January 2013
Wed 30 Supply shortages demand structural change the drinks businessGabriel Savage View
Wed 30 Tales of the Cocktail® Announces Spirited Series of Seminars for 2013 Tales of the Cocktail® View
Tue 29 Diageo Shifting to Upscale Tequila After Adios to Cuervo BloombergClementine Fletcher View
Tue 29 Wine on the Rise Wine EnthusiastKara Newman View
Tue 22 December 2012 Control State Results NABCA View
Mon 21 Consumer Wine Trends: Americans Drinking More, "Better" Wines WineBusiness.comErin Guenther View
Thu 17 Wine trade to see record M&A in 2013 - study (Excerpt) Just-DrinksJames Wilmore View
Thu 17 Champagne 2012 will be an 'exceptional' vintage DecanterCaroline Henry in Champagne, and Adam Lechmere View
Wed 16 Bulk wine imports to US 'soar' in 2012 DecanterPanos Kakaviatos View
Wed 16 Report: Wine industry growth 'slow and steady' Napa Valley RegisterJennifer Huffman View
Tue 15 South Africa wine exports rise 17%: WOSA DBR View
Mon 14 Jacob's Creek predicts 'high quality' 2013 vintage HarpersCarol Emmas View
Mon 14 Austrian wine exports double in value DecanterRichard Woodard View
Mon 14 U.S. wine makers get help from Australian weather woes MarketWatch View
Mon 14 Moet Hennessy USA and Marnier-Lapostolle Inc. Renew U.S. Distribution Agreement for Grand Marnier Liqueur PR Newswire View
Sun 13 New Hampshire: Plan to hike beer tax riles up brewers Seacoast OnlineElizabeth Dinan View
Sun 13 Red wine prevents cholesterol build up from meat Daily TelegraphRichard Gray, Science Correspondent View
Sun 13 Chardonnay Flood Buoys Australian Wine Exports as Prices Decline BloombergDavid Fickling View
Sat 12 Foley expanding wine empire with recent acquisitions The Press DemocratCathy Bussewitz View
Thu 10 Sonoma County's chardonnay a hit; pinot noir doesn't fare as well THE PRESS DEMOCRATCATHY BUSSEWITZ View
December 2012
Tue 4 National Restaurant Association's "What's Hot in 2013" Culinary Forecast Predicts Top Food and Drink Menu Trends NRA View
November 2012
Wed 28 Male and Female Wine Drinkers -- Are They Really That Different? WineBusiness.comDr. Liz Thach, MW View
Thu 15 Extreme weather ends Europe's cheap-wine era MarketWatch View
Thu 1 November is Package Liquor Store Month ABL View
October 2012
Wed 31 PERNOD RICARD : USA Responds to Hurricane Sandy; Provides Monetary and In-Kind Contributions 4-Traders View
Tue 30 World Wine Output to Fall to 37-Year Low, Depleting Stocks ReutersRudy Ruitenberg View
Thu 18 World Wine Shortage of 1.3 Billion Bottles Seen as Output Slumps SFGateRudy Ruitenberg View
Mon 15 Global wine glut 'balancing' say Rabobank DecanterMatt Walls View
Thu 11 "Spirit of Mount Vernon" Industry Heritage Dinner and Rare Auction –Robert Selby Honored DISCUS View
Tue 9 French wine production to drop 20% in 2012, says ministry report DBR View
Tue 9 America's Beer, Wine & Spirits Retailers Create 1,449,850 Jobs, $184.7 Billion in Economic Impact ABL View
Thu 4 French Wine Output Seen at 40-Year Low as Grapes Damaged BllombergRudy Ruitenberg View
September 2012
Thu 27 August, 2012, Control State Results NABCA View
Tue 25 California wine industry on upswing despite grape and labor shortages, survey finds UC Davis View
Thu 6 Champagne drought threatens Agence France-PresseAlain Julien View
Tue 4 Small harvests expected across Europe as California eyes price rises DecanterChris Mercer View
Tue 4 Domestic Wine Grew 8% in August Wines & VinesJim Gordon View
Mon 3 SPIRITS - LATEST NIELSEN DATA -- THROUGH 8/18/2012 NielsenBeverage Alcohol Team View
August 2012
Thu 30 Bordeaux braces itself for 'winemaker's vintage' DecanterJane Anson in Bordeaux View
Mon 27 July, 2012, Control State Results NABCA View
Wed 22 U.S. Wine Consumption Continues to Climb Red Orbit View
Sat 18 Majority in U.S. Drink Alcohol, Averaging Four Drinks a Week GallupLydia Saad View
Thu 16 Champagne growing season 'worst in decades' DecanterGiles Fallowfield View
Mon 13 Extra-dry weather a bittersweet harvest for US winemakers ReutersIan Simpson View
Fri 10 Grape harvest under way in Napa Valley THE PRESS DEMOCRATCathy Bussewitz View
Fri 10 Gallo Winery plans to buy San Miguel's Courtside Cellars San Francisco Business Times Steven E.F. Brown View
Mon 6 SPIRITS - LATEST NIELSEN DATA Danny Brager VP Group Client Director, Beverage Alcohol Team View
July 2012
Fri 27 US Spirits: Another strong NABCA data in June UBS View
Wed 25 June, 2012, Control State Results NABCA View
Thu 19 Technomic's Top 250 Wine Brands and 50 Fastest Growing Brands Identifies Wine Trends PR Newswire View
Tue 10 Millennials drive restaurant drink trends NRNMark Brandau View
Mon 9 Nielsen Off Premise Channel Spirits Data: Strong Growth Trends Accelerate Morgan Stanley View
June 2012
Thu 28 May, 2012, Control State Results NABCA View
Sun 24 Two glasses of wine a day improves quality of life for middle-aged Daily Telegraph View
Fri 22 The Secrets of a Great Importer WSJLettie Teague View
Wed 20 Diageo to focus marketing on women Marketing WeekRosie Baker View
Wed 20 What America Spends On Beverage Alcohol NPRLam Thuy Vo View
Tue 19 Diageo Brands Top Global Drinks Table - Study Dow Jones View
Mon 18 Sales of Captain Morgan to match Bacardi, says Diageo Drinks InternationalHamish Smith View
Mon 18 Nielsen Spirits Data: Strong Growth Trends Continue Morgan Stanley View
Sat 16 Massachusetts: Does Boston Need More Alcohol Licenses? The PatchDavid Ertischek View
Thu 14 US becomes the world's leading still light wine market the drinks businessMartin Crummy View
Wed 13 Chianti Classico to create flagship wine tier DecanterChris Mercer View
Thu 7 Restaurants' traffic gain best in four years NRNMark Brandau View
Thu 7 Diageo Acquires Cabin Fever Maple Flavored Whisky Sac BeeDiageo View
Wed 6 Diageo splashes out to tap whisky boom ReutersDavid Jones View
Mon 4 E. & J. Gallo Winery Announces Purchase of Columbia Winery and Covey Run Wine Brands Company Expands to Meet Growing Demand View
Sun 3 Drinks giant says rising thirst for whisky overseas may require more distilleries Scotland on SundayPeter Ranscombe View
Fri 1 Ketel One happy with JV, no plans to sell Drinks InternationalLucy Britner View
May 2012
Thu 31 Restaurant Performance Index above 100 for 6th straight month NRARachel Salabes View
Mon 28 Diageo in $450m deal for cachaça maker FTRose Jacobs and Louise Lucas in London View
Fri 25 A GLOBAL WINE SHORTAGE IS IMMINENT Business InsiderMatthew Boesler View
Mon 21 North Coast growers, vintners look at strategies to combat shortage North Bay Business JournalJeff Quackenbush View
Mon 21 California wine grape industry gaining strength Western Farm PressDennis Pollock View
Mon 21 April, 2012, Control State Results NABCA View
Wed 16 Off-premise Wine Sales Increase 3 Percent Through April Wine View
Mon 14 Nielsen Spirits Data: Strong Growth Trends Continue Morgan Stanley View
Wed 2 Australian wine grape production at 5 yr low Reuters View
Tue 1 Connecticut: Conn. Expands Alcohol Sales WSJJoseph De Avila and Ted Mann View
April 2012
Mon 30 Why Can't the Post Office Ship Beer and Wine? TIMEJosh Sanburn View
Mon 30 Restaurant Performance Index closes Q1 at post-recession high NRAAnnika Stensson View
Mon 30 Staggering New Research Shows 35% Of Older Millennials Drink Wine At Least Once A Month PRWeb View
Fri 27 California grape prices rise DecanterJames Lawrence View
Fri 27 March, 2012, Control State Results NABCA View
Thu 26 Champagne crop badly damaged by frost DecanterGiles Fallowfield View
Thu 26 Wine and Beer: Nielsen Data Analysis: Easter Sales Shift Drives Significant Dollar Sales Growth; +7.8% for Beer and +10.6% for Wine CITI View
Mon 23 Off-premise Wine Sales Increase 4.8 Percent in Through March 31 View
Tue 17 Silicon Valley Bank Forecasts 7 to 11% Growth in U.S. Fine Wine Sales Yahoo Finance View
Tue 17 US wine prices headed higher for consumers-report Reuters View
March 2012
Thu 22 California wine sales in U.S. climb 8% to $19.9B MarketWatchMatt Andrejczak View
Wed 21 Off-Premise Wine Sales Increase 3.4 Percent in Through March 3 View
Tue 20 Americans open to purchasing wine from various countries ETN View
Tue 20 Global wine shortage forecast The Drinks BusinessAndrew Catchpole View
Mon 19 Restaurant sales rose 3.4% in 2011 NRNMark Brandau View
Mon 19 Italian wine now 22% of global market DecanterRichard Woodard View
Mon 19 Nielsen Spirits Data: Solid Growth Trends Morgan Stanley View
Mon 12 Wine sales ended 2011 on a positive note North Bay Business JournalJeff Quackenbush View
Mon 12 Liquor Giants Savor Rising Scotch Demand Dow JonesSIMON ZEKARIA View
Mon 12 U.S. Wines Grow Steadily Wines & VinesJim Gordon View
Wed 7 Moet embarks on major expansion DecanterJames Lawrence View
February 2012
Fri 24 Italian wine imports rising Napa Valley Register View
Thu 23 Supply shortages for Spanish bulk wine HarpersGraham Holter View
Thu 23 Johnnie Walker takes 1st place in Brands by Value list Drinks InternationalHamish Smith View
Wed 22 January, 2012, Control State Results NABCA View
Tue 21 Mondavi heads Class of 2012 into Vintners Hall of Fame St. Helena StarDavid Stoneberg View
Fri 17 Restaurant sales trends strong in January NRNCharlie Duerr View
Tue 14 Off-Premise Wine Sales Increase 2.2 Percent in January View
Fri 10 California's WineGrape Crush Down 7 Percent, But Prices Set Record High View
Sat 4 Consumer Wine Trends: Overall Consumption Up WineBusiness.comRachel Nichols View
Wed 1 Wine's 2011 Report Card Wine EnthusiastAlexis Korman View
January 2012
Tue 31 Chardonnay marks 100th birthday of growth in U.S. ReutersLeslie Gevirtz View
Mon 30 US Spirits Volume Climbed 2.7% In 2011, Trade Group Says DOW JONES NEWSWIRESJohn Kell View
Sun 29 December, 2011, Control State Results NABCA View
Thu 19 Bulk-wine inventory hits 12-year low North Bay Business JournalJeff Quackenbush View
Tue 17 High-Priced Wines Hottest in December Wines & VinesJim Gordon View
Mon 16 Global wine consumption set to increase by 2 billion bottles View
Wed 11 US tops global wine consumption chart the drinks businessAlan Lodge View
Wed 11 Off-Premise Wine Sales Increase 1.1 Percent in December View
Wed 11 Skyy Spirits Changes Name to Campari America Business Wire View
Wed 11 Using Social Media to Promote Wine Tourism WineBusiness.comDr. Liz Thach, MW and Dr. Johan Bruwer View
Mon 2 Barefoot wines see big rise in sales Modesto BeeJohn Holland View
December 2011
Fri 30 November, 2011 - Control State Results NABCA View
Thu 29 Champagne sales are up in the U.S. and consumers shop at a higher price point APMichelle Locke View
Tue 13 New Zealand: Wine about to get more expensive as glut runs out NZ HeraldOwen Hembry View
Tue 13 Toasting the Bad Economy? Champagne Sales Bubble Up WSJMARION ISSARD View
Mon 12 California wine prices predicted to rise The Orange County registerPaul Hodgins View
Mon 12 Scott Brown pushes Postal Service reform; beer, wine, centralized delivery Mass Live(Excerpt) View
Tue 6 U.S. Restaurant Traffic Will End the Year Flat CSN View
Mon 5 U.S. Off-Premise Wine Sales Increase 3.2 Percent in November View
Fri 2 2011 harvest boosts Spain The drinks businessGabriel Savage View
Thu 1 Restaurants have Black Friday success NRNMark Brandau View
Thu 1 Retailers report strong November sales RTKatherine Field Boccaccio View
Thu 1 When the Real Thing Isn't WineBusiness.comScott Carpenter and Laura Carpenter View
Thu 1 Scotch whisky exports to Asia rising so fast that supplies may run short The Guardian Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent View
November 2011
Wed 16 Massachusetts: Bill would allow more beer and wine sales in Mass. Associated Press View
Tue 15 Massachusetts: House, Senate Approve Casino Bill WCVB View
Wed 9 Champagne Demand Increases Worldwide, Prices In U.S. To Move Up View
Mon 7 Off-Premise Wine Sales Increase 3.1 Percent in October View
Thu 3 Massachusetts: Happy Hour Bill Put On Back Burner WCVB View
Thu 3 Bordeaux reclaims 'claret' name DecanterJane Anson in Bordeaux View
Wed 2 Climate Change Has Calif. Vintners Rethinking Grapes NPRLauren Sommer View
Tue 1 US Spirits - Another strong month UBS View
Tue 1 Burgundy 2010 vintage report: 'Classic' whites says Decanter Decanter View
Tue 1 Substance in red wine shows promise in first human study Washington PostRob Stein View
October 2011
Mon 31 Restaurant Performance Index tops 100 for first time in three months NRAAnnika Stensson View
Thu 27 Massachusetts: Mass. Bill Would Raise Cap On Alcoholic Beverage Licenses GoverningDylan Scott View
Tue 25 Massachusetts: Senate passes bill to allow happy hour in Massachusetts The Tufts DailyGabrielle Hernandez View
Wed 12 Veuve Clicquot to release 'fewer vintages' DecanterAdam Lechmere View
Mon 10 Off-Premise Wine Sales Increase 3.2 Percent in September View
Thu 6 Constellation Purchases Remaining Portion of Iconic Ruffino Wine Business Reuters View
Wed 5 Nielsen Data: Strong Spirits Momentum Continues Morgan Stanley View
Wed 5 W.J. Deutsch Signs Five-Year Agreement with Martignetti Companies WJ Deutsch View
September 2011
Mon 12 U.S. Wine Sales Up 7% Year-to-Date - $25-plus wines and premium boxed wines grow fastest Wines & VinesJim Gordon View
Thu 8 Off-Premise Wine Sales Increase 2.7 Percent Through August View
Thu 1 CDC Study Recognizes Moderate Alcohol Consumption As One of Four Key Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors DISCUS View
August 2011
Fri 19 Moscato madness grips U.S. wine industry MarketWatchMatt Andrejczak View
Fri 19 Moderate Alcohol Drinking May Cut Alzheimer's Risk WebMD Health NewsDenise Mann View
Thu 18 Wet summer weather may herald good French wine year ReutersMarcel Michelson View
Thu 18 Smirnoff retains top ranking in The IWSR's international spirits list ©The Moodie ReportDermot Davitt View
Thu 18 Industry produces jobs amid economic slowdown NRAElissa Elan View
Thu 18 Moderate wine drinking can fight weight gain ANI View
Thu 18 Champagne increases yields by 20% to cope with demand DecanterRebecca Gibb View
Thu 18 Rapid production expansion prepares for 'booming Scotch Whiskey future, Euromonitor Beverage DailyHelen Glaberson View
Mon 1 Domestic Wine Sales Up 9% Wines & Vines Jim Gordon View
Mon 1 June Control State Results NABCA View
July 2011
Thu 28 Wine Matches Beer In U.S. Drinkers' Preferences This Year Business Insider Lydia Saad View
Wed 20 Why Russia finally decided that beer is alcohol Christian Science MonintorFred Weir View
Tue 19 Bordeaux 2010 report DecanterAdam Lechmere View
Mon 18 Loire follows Bordeaux DecanterAdam Lechmere View
Tue 12 Off-Premise Wine Sales Increase 5.3 Percent Through June View
Mon 11 Spirits: Nielsen Data Analysis: Four Weeks Ended June 25, 2011 Nielsen View
June 2011
Thu 30 May, 2011 Control State Results NABCA View
Thu 30 W.J. Deutsch & Sons Forms Joint Venture With Napa Valley Vintner Joseph Carr W.J. Deutsch & Sons, Ltd. View
Wed 29 Balanced market strengthens wine grape prices Western Farm Press View
Tue 28 Lighter, greener plastic wine bottles gain favour ReutersLeslie Gevirtz View
Tue 28 E. & J. Gallo Winery Buys Edna Valley Vineyard & Winery PR Newswire View
Tue 28 US Wine Drinkers Waking Up to New Countries and Varietals Beverage World View
Mon 27 US: Hispanics and 'Millennials' fuel rise of Moscato, Malbec DecanterAdam Lechmere View
Sun 26 French wine consumption drops by three billion bottles Daily Telegraph View
Fri 24 Liquor industry analysts report sales on the rise SF ChronicleStacy Finz View
Mon 20 Bordeaux wine exports soar in Q1 (Excerpt) Stuart Todd View
Mon 20 Minister slams EU planting liberalisation The Drinks Business View
Thu 16 New TTB Web Page Explains American Grape Variety Rules TTB View
Tue 14 New Zealand: Wine sales up 11% over the past year NBR View
Tue 14 Off-Premise Wine Sales Increase 3.1 Percent Through May View
Mon 13 Italy Passes France In Total Wine Production Huffington Post View
Mon 13 Wine Export Forum Focuses on EU Wines and VinesCathleen Evangelista Davis, Calif. View
Fri 10 Top ten tips for investing in wine FTLucy Warwick-Ching View
Fri 10 News From TTB TTB View
Tue 7 Restaurants expected to add 425,000 jobs this summer NRA View
Mon 6 Shipwreck Champagne fetches 'record' price DecanterAdam Lechmere View
Mon 6 Vinexpo 'will return' to America DecanterAdam Lechmere View
Wed 1 U.S. wine sales rebound Los Angeles TimesP.J. Huffstutter View
May 2011
Tue 31 California wine grape growers concerned about erratic spring weather The Sacramento Bee View
Tue 31 Retail Wine Sales Spike in May Wines & Vines Jim Gordon View
Sun 29 Internet Gives Wine Auctions New Wrinkle New York TimesAlex Frew McMillan View
Fri 27 Distillers cut carbon bill by turning whisky by-products into energy Beverage DailyGuy Montague-Jones View
Fri 27 News From TTB TTB View
Fri 27 Wine industry aims to attract more Latinos AP View
Thu 26 Bad weather poses threat to wheat supplies FTGregory Meyer in New York View
Thu 26 Distilled Spirits Industry Updates Advertising Guidelines Based on Newly-Released Census Data DISCUS View
Thu 26 Scanner Data Review: Little Change From Recent Trends Morgan Stanley View
Wed 25 Conservation Acreage Surpasses Vineyards in South African Winelands PR NewsWire View
Wed 25 Will Coombsville Get an AVA? (Excerpt) Wines & Vines Paul Franson View
Wed 25 Massachusetts Beverage Business Joins The Beverage Network BevMedia View