Break-out Bubbly

Champagne and sparkling wine are on a roll lately, outpacing wine overall for a 4.1% total volume increase in 2014, with continued growth underway this year. On-premise, however, the story is quite different: The category barely gained volume, posting a mere 0.4% increase, according to our recently completed study, On-Premise Wine: Opportunities, Challenges and Innovations. Why […]

Bubbling Up?

Nothing says celebration like a glass of bubbly, but as Americans embrace table wine as an everyday beverage, are Champagne and sparkling wines also finding a place at the daily dining table? The answer is yes. And no. Champagne and sparkling wine are on the rise: total volume increased 4.8% to 15.9 million 9-liter cases […]