Expect a Rise in Wine Sales and Prices in 2018 – According to the Wine Market Council, Nielsen and Rabobank, the wine industry is in better shape than many expected.

February 26, 2018

Finally, something Europe and the U.S. can agree upon: wine sales will rise as will prices for bottled wines, especially at higher price points, as well as bulk wines.

Traditional wine shipments saw volume growth of 1.3% or about half of that of 2016, Danny Brager, senior vice president of Nielsen Company, told a crowd of vintners, distributors, importers and retailers on Tuesday at the Nobu Eden Roc hotel in Miami for the Wine Market Council’s annual report on the state of the industry.

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