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Languedoc Wines End 2020 on High Note

Benson Client Languedoc Wines Ends 2020 on High Note
Benson’s work with the Wines of Languedoc (CIVL) included an H2 promotion generating $1.36 million in sales, an expansion of SKUs, and new search categories “South of France” and Languedoc’s AOPs. Additionally, a pivot to online trade education with Napa Valley Wine Academy included a somm challenge, WSET scholarship, webinar, and regional guide on SevenFifty.com

Why Cool Climate Edna Valley is Hot


Baileyana is a leader from the Edna Valley in California, representing the best of truly cool climate viticulture. If you aren’t familiar with the winery or the Edna Valley AVA, here are five points you should know.

The Modern Wine Rack


Carving out space for 6 bottles of wine to have on hand at any given time is something even the square-foot conscious, apartment-dweller can do. With this in mind, Benson has assembled a new set of critieria for how to fill that common six-bottle wine rack.  

Sparkling Wine for Anytime

Sparkling Wines for Any Occasion

Sparkling wines are great for any occasion and as the holidays begin, your readers will want to have sparkling wines on hand for the season. These wines will transform mundane couch days into a celebratory occasion. They are also great for holiday gifting and celebrations.

Where’s Stella Rosa? America’s #1 Selling 750ml Brand Reports Record Demand

Where’s Stella Rosa? America’s #1 Selling 750ml Wine Brand Reports Record Demand
Record demand during last 6 months has led to shortages of some of Stella Rosa’s favorite wines. The brand sold approximately 2.5 million cases in 2019. In last 26 weeks (period defined by Covid), the brand is #1 selling 750ml brand in the U.S. In this period, the brand is up +130% in value and 128% in volume over the same frame time last year according to Nielsen (last 26 weeks. Period ending 8.8.20).