Demeine Estates, a fine wine importer and marketer, said it has been awarded the exclusive import partnership of Villa Sandi, Italy's leading Prosecco producer. Beginning in January 2024, Demeine Estates will manage the U.S. distribution and execute the marketing activities of Villa Sandi's renowned portfolio of Proseccos from DOC
Record-breaking growth for Prosecco DOC occurred in the United States at 5.8% over 2021, overtaking the United Kingdom in terms of exported volumes by value, for the first time, according to the Prosecco DOC Consortium. The Prosecco DOC Consortium also announced an increase in total Prosecco DOC production volume
Despite a challenging market environment coupled with a strong dollar, California wines showed impressive growth in several key markets last year. Japan, South Korea and Mexico were standout performers, with growth rates of 28%, 18% and 25%, respectively. The European Union and its 27 member states saw strong performance with
As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the Irish whiskey industry is raising a dram to a historic year. The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) and the Irish Whiskey Association (IWA) report that American consumers’ interest in super premium Irish whiskey is at an all-time high. According to
China is continuing its steep tariffs on Australian wine, which have led to a sharp drop in grape prices, especially for red varieties. But Australian vintners aren't sitting still. Wine Australia has introduced a program to help Australian wineries crack the U.S. market, a market that Winemaker John Innes
Votto Vines, the Connecticut-based importer, marketer and distributor of fine wines, said it entered a joint venture with PSP Imports. The two firms have formed PSP Global Wines by combining sales forces and portfolios of PSP and Votto's boutique distribution company, Global Wines. The combined entity will be based in
Winebow Imports assumed import duties for Provence's renowned Maison Mirabeau Tuesday (1/14). Maison Mirabeau was founded in 2010 by Stephen and Jeany Cronk, who left their jobs and sold their home in London to realize their long-held dream of making world class rosé in Provence. They developed intimate relationships
C. Mondavi & Family was named the national importer, sales and marketing agent for Valdo, the Italian prosecco brand. The relationship is being described as a partnership. C. Mondavi & Family and Valdo will continue developing this dynamic partnership through three strategic phases, with the first phase beginning on January 1, 2023.