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Convenience Stores See Sales of Premium Side Dishes for Wine Rise Sharply

Convenience Stores See Sales of Premium Side Dishes for Wine Rise Sharply

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — When consumers buy wine at convenience stores in South Korea, they tend to buy premium side dishes with a value equivalent to about a half of that of the wine. Convenience store chain CU analyzed sales trends at its stores for the period from Sept. 1-23. The analysis showed [...]

U.S. Agriculture Praises Senate Letter Urging Administration to Make Greater Strides to Protect Common Food and Wine Terms

U.S. Agriculture Praises Senate Letter Urging Administration to Make Greater Strides to Protect Common Food and Wine Terms

ARLINGTON, Va., July 31 (Korea Bizwire) — A diverse range of farm and agricultural industries is praising a bipartisan Senate letter sent today to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue urging stronger international safeguards to protect U.S. exporters using common food and wine terms. Sens. John Thune (R-SD), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), [...]

Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wines Announces New Major League Baseball Partnership

Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wines Announces New Major League Baseball Partnership

LODI, Calif., March 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wines and Major League Baseball today announced a new multi-year sponsorship agreement making Woodbridge Wines the Official Wine of MLB. The new partnership brings together two iconic American brands recognized for their pioneering spirit and legendary figures, and marks the first time Woodbridge Wines has [...]

Wine Plays Key Role in Attracting Customers to Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Wine Plays Key Role in Attracting Customers to Brick-and-Mortar Stores

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean retail industry is paying attention to wine to somehow attract consumers who are engrossed with their smartphones to brick-and-mortar stores. Wine consumption has been on a steady rise for years. Moreover, selling alcoholic beverages online is illegal in South Korea. In response, the industry is using a [...]