Capping several years of steady, modest growth for both domestic and import wines, the wine market in the United States continues to grow, experts note. Fueled by consumers’ interest in fine wine and increased product launches, the market has grown “at mid-single-digit rates on dollars [and] smaller single-digit rates on volume as consumers continue to trade up to more expensive wines,” says Danny Brager, senior vice president of beverage alcohol for New York-based Nielsen. “Sparkling wines in particular continue to grow dynamically at double-digit rates.”
For Who You Are campaign will be first as part of Santa Margherita USA
February 16, 2016
Santa Margherita Wines, Miami, announces the launch of its new advertising campaign — For Who You Are. This is the first campaign for Santa Margherita Wines as part of its new partnership with U.S. importer Santa Margherita USA Inc., also of Miami, the company says. For Who You Are will feature TV, print and digital advertising, kicking off a new creative approach with an intimate look at the Santa Margherita brand, it adds.
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Wine-based aperitif previously distributed by William Grant & Sons
January 4, 2016
New York-based Pernod Ricard USA announced that Lillet, a wine-based aperitif produced in Bordeaux, France, has joined the Pernod Ricard USA portfolio of premium spirit and wine brands, effective Jan. 1.