Top 10 wine brands 2016

26th July, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

1: Barefoot

Brand owner : E&J Gallo Winery
Head office : 600 Yosemite Boulevard, Modesto, CA, 95354 USA
Tel : +1 209 341 3063
Website : barefootwine.com
EMEA general manager : Bill Roberts
UK Tel : +44 (0)1895 813 444
Product range : Barefoot Bubbly, Barefoot, Refresh, Impression, DOC Prosecco
Volume 2014 : 18m 9l cases
Volume 2015 : 22.5m 9l cases
Change : +26%

Barefoot had a stonking year in 2015, enlarging its footprint across the world and building on its reputation as the biggest-selling bottled wine brand on the planet. The brand, owned by E&J Gallo, grew by an impressive 26% last year, with global sales up from 18 million to 22.5m nine-litre cases, putting it significantly ahead of its nearest competitor.

Keen to remain relevant through constant reinvention, last year the brand launched a lower alcohol red, white, rosé and sweet spritzer range called Barefoot Refresh alongside 187ml bottles of best-sellers Merlot, Pinot Grigio and Pink Moscato.

Dovetailing with the launch was the Barefoot Summer Cool Down campaign, which reached over 100,000 consumers enjoying the sunshine in parks around London and the rest of the UK, with samples dispensed from branded trikes and giant cannons adding a splash of theatre by shooting out….

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One Response to “Top 10 wine brands 2016”

  1. To Olivia Moser:

    Hi,

    I live in Santa Rosa and my Mother’s Maiden name is Moser, my husband works for Purple Wine Co. and read this release. Some of the Moser family did settle in Sonoma County, just curious if you know much about the Moser family. John Moser was my grandmother’s 2nd husband.If you think we might be related please contact me at my e-mail.

    Thank you and sorry to bother you-

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