Industry

Wine & Spirits industry news and information, from articles on emerging beverage trends and legislative news affecting our industry, to links to industry journals, rating and educational sites, blogs that entertain and educate on topics such as food and wine pairings to creating the craftiest cocktail, to wine and spirits organizations that provide important networking and learning opportunities, Martignetti Companies seeks to provide valued customers the resources you need to grow your business. As you read through these important reference tools, let us know if you have any suggested new sites to add by contacting us at info@martignetti.com.

News Archive 2016

January

1/28/16 Wine Market Council Finds Generational And Involvement “Gaps” Increasingly Pivotal To Industry
1/4/16 U.S. restaurant wine sales still hostage to 2008 economic meltdown

February

2/8/16 On Premise Beverage Alcohol Insights
2/3/16 US spirits - 2015 DISCUS industry review

March

3/11/16 Martignetti Companies to be Honored as Business Partner of the Year by the Massachusetts Restaurant Association.
3/2/16 Beer distributor to pay $2.6 million fine in pay-to-play case

May

5/31/16 Wine Institute Fact Sheet on Arsenic

June

6/9/16 E. & J. GALLO WINERY ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF ORIN SWIFT
6/1/16 Massachusetts: Retailers Association of Massachusetts opposes Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

July

7/19/16 Massachusetts: Legislators pressure beer brewers, distributors to end long-running dispute
7/15/16 On-Premise Beverage Alcohol Consumption Continues to Decline According to Cheers BARometer Report
7/15/16 Brewers Propose Major Change to Mass. Beer Industry
7/11/16 2015 California Wine Sales in U.S. Hit $31.9 Billion Retail Value
7/11/16 Massachusetts: Treasurer seeks overhaul of 'unwieldy' Mass. alcohol laws

October

10/12/16 New Ordering System Streamlines Retail Purchases

December

12/21/16 Trinchero Family Estates Purchases Mason Cellars, Pomelo Brand
12/20/16 Slow Restaurant Traffic Not Affecting Wine
12/8/16 2016 American Wine Consumer Survey: Adventure, Tradition, and Semi-Sweet Wines Highlighted
12/8/16 Gallo: Consumers don't view wine as an elitist drink
12/7/16 New IRI Study Reveals Cross-Generational Interest in Adult Beverages