Home Advertise Contact Blog Advertiser Login RSS
Newsletter Signup

Your Free Business Opportunity Resource Is Easy To Use
Home-Based Businesses
Choosing a Business Opportunity Growth and Profit Marketing and Sales
Plans and Goals Running Your Own Business Start-Up
Working From Home Entrepreneur Exchange Feature Articles
Opportunity Community Opportunity Focus In The News

Improve Customer Engagement - The days of endless customer tickets are finally over, all thanks to the advancements in technology and innovations from clever software developers.

Improve Customer Engagement - Instead of being constantly overwhelmed by countless...

Free Lead Generation is a hot topic these days since many pay a pretty penny per portal to generate leads to increase ROI.

Free Lead Generation is part of any markets platform.  It is important to note that this November was 'nutty' for lack of a better word.  The purpose of this blog post...

Small Business Media and tapping into that vein can be a tricky and somewhat slippery slope unless you know some tricks of the trade.  Getting your message in front of the right audience is often the key to success.  So, where are the keys to the kingdom you ask and how can you get your hands on...


Sponsors

STARSCAPES®
Imagine making up to $500 to $1,800 a day! Call or click now see how you can get your business for FREE! (602) 679-0257
Wealthpaths by Helo
HELO is changing the game in wearable fitness devices. Get your own HELO, show it off and make money referring others.
How Many Leads Does It Take To Close A Sale?
This Featured Article is live on our blog and I know could be very insightful for connectivity and ROI.
Entrepreneurs Feeling Cooped Up This Winter?
Entrepreneurs, Mompreneurs, Daughterpreneurs, Dadpreneurs, Sonpreneurs, in many cases, working-from-home... Read on
Low Cost Business Opportunities to Own
Are your right for a Low Cost Business Opportunities to Own? The desire to own your own business... Read On
Top 50 Home-Based Business Ideas
Home-Based Business ownership can be the most rewarding endeavor you will ever undertake. The new year... Read On
It Takes a Hot Voicemail to Land a Warm Lead
If you're a successful entrepreneur who provides others like you the chance to follow in your footsteps... Read On
How Many Leads Does It Take To Close A Sale?
This Article is now live on our blog and I know could be very insightful for many. Read On
The Ideal Length of Everything Online, Including Social Media Posts
When one of your busiest marketing channels limits you to 140 characters, you know that the internet sets its own rules.
Green Businesses Make Good Sense
Shoppers worldwide are concerned about climate change and environmental dangers. That’s why the demand... Read on
Why Advertise Your Business Opportunity?
Over the years we have been fortunate enough to receive quite a few testimonials. In fact, ... read on
 
Resource Center > Article
Wine Consumption on the Rise in the U.S.
12 Jun 15 Posted by: admin
in Featured Articles
Share this Article:

It’s a thirsty bunch of wine drinkers in the U.S., with almost 300 million cases of table wine consumed in 2013. The number of people who drink wine increased to 101 million, out of population of 330 million.
In 2014 overall wine consumption increased by 1.6%. In fact, it has been on an upward trend for the last two decades, according to the Wine Market Council.

Choice of Younger Millennials

Boomers account for over 40% of the wine bought in the U.S. but millennials are gaining, up to 24% of the total consumed. Over a quarter of the younger set of this generation, those aged 21 to 26, drink wine daily.

“The story isn’t just more wine drinkers, but that they are drinking wine much more frequently,” according to John Gillespie, president of the Wine Market Council.

Wine marketing experts feel this will drive growth for many years to come. When wine drinking becomes the norm in early adulthood, it tends to become a lifetime pattern. It is an excellent long-range prognosis for the health of wine business opportunities.

Wine Consumption on the Rise in the U.S.

Good New for Wine Businesses

Wine drinking is becoming common at nonstandard venues like concerts and ball games. Quick service restaurants and chains are reporting higher requests for wine with meals.

The Wine Market Council has also reported that other demographics are noting an increase too. More Asian Americans, Hispanics, and African Americans are drinking wine on a regular basis. Craft beer and cider sales are increasing too, showing that the population is broadening its interests.

At 55%, more than half of wine drinkers in this country are women. About 15% of wine drinkers surveyed said they consume wine at least once a week, while 29% called themselves occasional drinkers.

French and Italian Wines

The U.S. has outpaced France as the biggest wine market in the world, according to a story in the Huffington Post. The U.S. is one of the biggest importers of French wines. Overall, about over 34% of all wine sold in the U.S. is imported.

Millennials have also shown a preference for Italian wines. In fact, Americans are drinking more wine from Italy than the Italians are. This is good news for companies like Lyon Wine Imports, a wine distribution company in the U.S. and Canada.

Americans like a wide range of imported wines. French wines account for 24%, Italian 30%, Australian 14%, Chilean 7%, Argentinian 6% and Spanish 6%. Companies specializing in wine distributorship like Colorado Wine Imports benefit from these expansive tastes in American consumers.

U.S. Wines Still #1

Though the sale of imported wine is booming, wines made in the U.S. still dominate. California wines make up 57% of what people drink. Wines from Washington, Oregon, New York and the other 47 states accounted for 9% of what Americans drink.

The most popular varietals are Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio, Merlot and blends. Most wine sold in this country costs between $9 and $11.99 a bottle, but higher priced wines are growing in sales.

Good New for Wine Businesses

SOURCES: Huffington Post, Wine Market Council

Related Blog Posts
16 Feb 17 Posted by: Anuj Mishra
in Featured Articles

Improve Customer Engagement - The days of endless customer tickets are finally over, all thanks to the advancements in technology and innovations from clever software developers.

Improve Customer Engagement - Instead of being constantly overwhelmed by countless...

22 Nov 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Featured Articles

Free Lead Generation is a hot topic these days since many pay a pretty penny per portal to generate leads to increase ROI.

Free Lead Generation is part of any markets platform.  It is important to note that this November was 'nutty' for lack of a better word.  The purpose of this blog post...
21 Nov 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Featured Articles

Small Business Media and tapping into that vein can be a tricky and somewhat slippery slope unless you know some tricks of the trade.  Getting your message in front of the right audience is often the key to success.  So, where are the keys to the kingdom you ask and how can you get your hands on...

21 Nov 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Featured Articles

Entrepreneurs' Day 2016 on the 15th was outshined by politics, climate change discussions and so much more.  That is a real shame since small business is the backbone of this Country.

Entrepreneurs' Day - In my world it is Entrepreneurs' Day every day! I think, sleep and breath Entreprenuership...
17 Nov 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Featured Articles

Business Opportunity Blog- Chicago, IL—BusinessOpportunity.com, one of the most visited biz opp marketplaces on the web, announced today their new Sponsored Article Marketing service.

Business Opportunity Blog - Reach More People through the Biz Opp Blog! Business Opportunity Blog...
 
   

SocialXpand Business Opportunity Interview w/ Brian Weiss was for me a new way to learn from a customer and whom I consider a friend in the industry.

I've had the opportunity to work for a while now with Brian Weiss who is the Director of Sales for the
Video Spotlight
You're invited to view a Bartercard Online Franchise Presentation.

Premium Sponsor