Wine & Spirits

Winn-Dixie Commemorates 65 Years in Louisiana with Celebration of Community and Culture

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 6:59pm

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  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    To commemorate the anniversary and Winn-Dixies dedication to the state, Governor John Bel Edwards has declared July 28 Winn-Dixie Day in the state of Louisiana.
  • To celebrate the anniversary, the grocer unveiled two newly remodeled stores to the Gretna and Mid-City communities, is hosting two community celebrations and is launching a new yearlong community initiative, 65 Ways, to support 65 charitable acts around the state in honor of the grocers 65 years in Louisiana.
  • Additionally, the Mid-City store grand opening will include the unveiling of a community mural that pays homage to Winn-Dixies 65 years of local flavor and soul in Louisiana.
  • The cultural art project represents Winn-Dixies people-first culture and includes elements of local tradition, Louisianas rich heritage and the grocers commitment to community.

Ellipse Analytics Laboratories Announces Smoke Taint Impact Testing for the Wine Industry

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 6:32pm

Denver based Ellipse Analytics announced today its official ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation for smoke taint impact testing by ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), received on June 21, 2021.

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  • Denver based Ellipse Analytics announced today its official ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation for smoke taint impact testing by ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), received on June 21, 2021.
  • Ellipse Analytics passed the rigorous assessment with zero non-conformances and now offers smoke taint impact analysis for the wine industry as part of their scope of accredited services.
  • Ellipse Analytics has developed a membership model in order to guarantee smoke taint testing analysis with a 3-5 day turn around.
  • For more information about Ellipse Analytics Laboratories, Smoke Taint Testing Analysis, and the membership program, vintners and wine grape growers can visit https://www.ellipseanalytics.com/winesmoketaint .

Escalent Identifies Shopping and Travel Trends for Pivotal 2021 Holiday Season

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 3:32pm

Sink or Soar During the 2021 Holidays: Redefine Your Brand and Gain Market Share provides a close look at the trends that will define the crucial 2021 holiday shopping and travel season.

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  • Sink or Soar During the 2021 Holidays: Redefine Your Brand and Gain Market Share provides a close look at the trends that will define the crucial 2021 holiday shopping and travel season.
  • The pandemic has made each holiday season decisionfrom shopping to travel and gathering traditionsa deeply personal one for each consumer, added Mishkin.
  • To learn more about how brands can position themselves for success during the 2021 holiday season, read the full white paper at Escalent.co .
  • To qualify, respondents had to be at least a partial decision-maker in winter holiday shopping and travel.

Shoppers want to buy Beer, Wine and Spirits In-store, New ChaseDesign Survey Reveals

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:00pm

The ChaseDesign Beer, Wine and Spirits Shopping Trends survey also reports that while buying alcohol online for pick up at store and home delivery levels increased dramatically during the pandemic it is in now experiencing a decline.

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  • The ChaseDesign Beer, Wine and Spirits Shopping Trends survey also reports that while buying alcohol online for pick up at store and home delivery levels increased dramatically during the pandemic it is in now experiencing a decline.
  • Additionally, when shoppers buy alcohol online, the top fulfillment method is through home delivery, different than most other consumer product purchases.
  • This is substantially below the 50% of shoppers who report going into stores for additional purchases when buying mainstream groceries.
  • Respondents were screened to be the primary or secondary shopper of beer, wine and spirits in their households.

Asia-Pacific Wine Market Opportunities Report 2021-2025 - Focus on Singapore, South Korea, Japan and China - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:06pm

The "Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific Wine Sector to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific Wine Sector to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Asia-Pacific ranked second highest in the global wine market in 2020, with a value share of 26.1%.
  • Still wine was the largest category in value terms in 2020, followed by the sparkling wine category.
  • Glass was the most widely used pack material in the Asia-Pacific wine sector in 2020, accounting for a volume share of 92.9%.

Discover the History of Pisco, the Spirit Drink That Was Born in Peru 400 Years Ago

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 12:00pm

Thus, in 1850 the Pisco Punch was created, the flagship cocktail for the entire West Coast of the United States.

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  • Thus, in 1850 the Pisco Punch was created, the flagship cocktail for the entire West Coast of the United States.
  • Pisco developed an indigenous cocktail bar in Peru using products with unique flavors.
  • The international campaign will take place in California in August, to commemorate the distillate's historical journey from its native Peru to its second home in the United States.
  • Everything, always under the branding Pisco, Spirit of Peru.

DS Smith Packaging Data: Business Sales Signal Consumer Shopping Surge for Home, Personal Care Goods and Alcohol

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 12:31pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210728005220/en/
    DS Smith's sales data shows an increase in packaging sales for popular items in 2021.
  • DS Smith said its packaging sales in the sport, leisure and toy category increased 99% in the early months of 2021 vs. that same stretch a year before.
  • DS Smith said the increase in sales this year stems in part from packaging customers embracing the companys sustainability efforts.
  • DS Smith offers fiber-based, recyclable, plastic-free paper products, and the companys innovative packaging designs give businesses effective shipping and storage solutions.