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Solid new data on the impact of COVID-19 on wine & other AlcBevs from veteran data guru Jon Moramarco: bw166/Gomberg & Fredrikson

Total Beverage Alcohol Advance Servings +1.8% Last 12 Months through June +More At Industry Webinar Thursday Moramarco and bw166 have released the Total Beverage Alcohol Advance for June 2020 with more to come Thursday in a wide-ranging webinar. Key industry trends through June: The bw166 Serving Index has grown +1.8% over the last twelve months […]

Drizly data breach: up to 2.5 million credit cards, other data for sale on dark web.

More details + deeper dive: ShinyHunters Offers Stolen Data on Dark Web For sale on the dark web: 2.5M customer records from alcohol delivery service Drizly Tokopedia and Microsoft Breach Broker selling fresh trove of 26 million accounts Dave data breach affects 7.5 million users, leaked on hacker forum Online alcohol delivery startup Drizly has […]

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Gallo PR tries to distance winery and Gallo Cattle Co., but no proof available.

This article is about a request for a retraction in a situation where there is no verification for — or against — the reason behind the request. However, the search for the verification, turned out to be an interesting journey and an amusing article for people interested in all things Gallo. On Jul 21, 2020, […]

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Spirits continue to lead pandemic AlcBev growth

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all trends below are for dollar sales within Nielsen U.S. off-premise channels for the one-week period ending 7/11/20 compared to the same week in 2019. We continue to remind our readers that we are only measuring some specific off premise channels, and that the impact of the health crisis on sales […]

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Off-Premise spirits sales continue to soar (+23.2%). Wine grows (+15.2%). Beer also ran (+6.6%)

HIGH-LEVEL OFF-PREMISE OVERVIEW Overview: Nielsen COVID-19 insights and analysis Nielsen.com: COVID-19: Tracking the Impact on FMCG, Retail and Media Nielsen.com: How Americans are Shopping During COVID-19 Nielsen.com: Scenarios Beyond COVID-19: Rebound, Reboot, Reinvent Nielsen.com: Rebalancing the ‘COVID-19 Effect’ on Alcohol Sales   Nielsen CGA: COVID-19: Measuring the On Premise Impact Unless otherwise noted, all trends […]

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ETS & Enartis/Vinquiry Laboratories, to Merge

NEWS RELEASE, July 6, 2020   St. Helena, CA — The Burns (ETS Laboratories) and Nulli (Enartis) families are happy to announce an agreement combining their analytical service offerings.   Enartis will continue to support wineries worldwide with enological products and technical support, while winemakers who previously worked with Vinquiry for analysis will have access […]

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SBA, Treasury release names of some PPP recipients

  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury released Monday the names of all organizations that received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgivable loans of $150,000 or more.   The SBA and Treasury also published data for recipients of PPP loans less than $150,000 but did not reveal the names and addresses of those businesses. […]

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COVID surge to extend at-home AlcBev consumption

Consumer Staples COVID-19 Tracker: Week 15, July 6, 2020 From Nik Modi (nik.modi@rbccm.com), RBC Capital Markets|Equity Research – US Beverages, Household Personal Care and Tobacco Analyst   “COVID Elasticity and Panic Buying II: While officials have not yet issued plans for returns to stay-at-home orders, there are rumblings of panic buying and pantry stocking in […]

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Constellation sells Mega Purple & other concentrate businesses to Vie-Del Co.

From Constellation Brands FORM 8-K — Filed June 30, 2020 “Effective June 24, 2020, Vie-Del Company agreed to acquire from Constellation Brands U.S. Operations, Inc. (“CBUSO”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Constellation Brands, Inc. (“Constellation”), CBUSO’s Mega Purple, Mega Red, MegaNatural, and Canandaigua Concentrate brands used in CBUSO’s concentrates and high-color concentrate business, and certain intellectual […]

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Spirits continue to lead wine and beer in Nielsen Off-Premise AlcBev sales

Overview: Nielsen COVID-19 insights and analysis Nielsen.com: COVID-19: Tracking the Impact on FMCG, Retail and Media Nielsen.com: How Americans are Shopping During COVID-19 Nielsen.com: Scenarios Beyond COVID-19: Rebound, Reboot, Reinvent Nielsen.com: Rebalancing the ‘COVID-19 Effect’ on Alcohol Sales Nielsen CGA: COVID-19: Measuring the On Premise Impact   Unless otherwise noted, all trends below are for […]

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