US wine sales jump but restaurant trade suffers – Decanter

April 3rd, 2020

Analyst group Nielsen said that US wine sales were up by 66% year-on-year in the week ending 21 March, according to a report by Wine Business, highlighting how orders rose after officials introduced restrictions on movement and social distancing guidance in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Nielsen figures don’t cover on-trade sales, such as bars and restaurants.