Daily Wine News: Driving Strong Sales

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opusoneMerchants in the US and UK have reported strong sales for the recently released Opus One 2014 vintage, priced at over $300 a bottle, reports Decanter. “Liv-ex calculated that the price made it the cheapest of the last 10 Opus One vintages being traded on its platform.”

Wines & Vines offers an update on the harvest in Sonoma County. “The heat sped up the harvest that is being described as slightly less than normal in size and coming to an end in mid-October.”

Susan Kostrzewa considers the many expressions of moschofilero in Wine Enthusiast.

In SevenFifty Daily, Shana Clarke explores how offering in-store tasting opportunities are driving relailers’ sales and building their customer base.

“The last two vintages in Chile have been the most challenging by far in the modern history of Chilean wine,” says Max Weinlaub of Viña Maipo in the Drinks Business.

In VinePair, Amber Gibson looks at how some California winemakers are finding success with growing sangiovese.

Mike Veseth, the wine economist, says there’s a lot to celebrate at Chateau Ste Michelle this year.

Elin McCoy suggests six wine regions to escape to in 2018 in Bloomberg.

And in Forbes, Amber Gibson advocates for heading to Canada for your next wine vacation.

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