Retail sales of $20-plus bottles up 22% compared to year ago

on 31/08/10 at 5:10 pm


photo by Phil Masturzo

The hottest retail sales trend of 2010 for small- to medium-sized wineries may be the rapid and sustained growth of the highest priced domestic table wines, those at $20 or more per bottle. This category showed a 21.9% increase in dollar sales over the 52-week period ending Aug. 8, as compared to the previous 52 weeks, as measured by check-stand scan data from major food and drug stores across the United States.

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