After the U.S. filed several complaints to the World Trade Organization about alleged discriminatory Canadian liquor practices, NAFTA renegotiations are set to commence in mid-August. Canada is the U.S. #1 export for wines.
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau launches an investigation into an unlawful retail practice that the TTB deems unfair to industry members who follow the law.
Guigal acquires 17th-century Châteuneuf-du-Pape winery. New owners say they have been passionate about the appellation for years.
The Foley Family has acquired one of the pioneers of viticulture in Alsace. As the sole importers, the Foley Family now must market and distribute their newly added wines.