Direct-to-Consumer Sales Boom in the US

The annual SVB Direct to Consumer Report reveals just how different the US wine market is from Europe. Robert Joseph wonders whether it might have lessons to teach other markets.

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Montrose Goes Virginia

The Bouygues Group, owners of Bordeaux châteaux Montrose and Tronquoy-Lalande, among others, have taken over a winery in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia.

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Napa Pioneer Warren Winiarski Dies at 95

The founder of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, who achieved legendary status by securing first place in the 1976 Judgment of Paris tasting and went on to be a leading light in the California wine industry has died.

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Faiveley Acquires Williams Selyem in Sonoma

The Burgundian family deepens its commitment to the Pinot specialist Williams Selyem from Sonoma.

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US Wine Industry Fights Back With New Marketing Campaigns

It might feel like it’s all gloom and doom in the wine industry right now, but two separate groups are creating positive energy around wine. Felicity Carter reports.

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Vintage Wine Estates Threatened With Insolvency

The US wine group Vintage Wine Estates (VWE) recently published its quarterly figures; they paint a worrying picture for the company.

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Insurance: the Other Threat to the Wine Industry

Catastrophic events of recent years have driven hikes in insurance premiums to stratospheric levels. Jeff Siegel reports.

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5 Trends in the US Beverage Alcohol Market

Wine sales in the US market fell slightly in 2023. According to NIQ, there are fundamental shifts underway in the beverage alcohol market. Felicity Carter reports.

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Understanding New York’s Wine Network

What happens in New York doesn’t stay in New York — it quickly spreads elsewhere. That’s why having a present in New York City is a must. Jeff Siegel explains the landscape of both state and city.

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