Off-premise wine sales increase 3.4 percent in through March (US)
Off-premise wine sales data increased 3.4 percent from the same period of the previous year in the 4 weeks ending March 3, 2012, according to The Nielsen Company-tracked data. In the 13 weeks ending during the same period, wine sales increased 2.4 percent.
Domestic wine sales increased 5 percent while imported wine sales fell 0.7 percent in the 4 weeks ending March 3. In case volume during that same period, domestic wines increased 2.1 percent while imported case volume fell 2 percent.