Napa is one of the state's smallest counties, producing roughly 4% of California's wine by volume," Vic Motto, an MKF
Research, a leading research source and business advisor to the U.
Research pointed out in a statement, the high-end segment is not only the fastest growing part of the market (see above) but also the most profitable.
Research group of Napa has released its Grape Trends 2005 report, which traces grape pricing and production in key producing areas of California in recent years.
Highlights from the current MKF
Research Monthly Include:
California wine prices generally declined, as increased competition from an oversupply of grapes and wine prompted price cuts and discounting to move inventory," said Barbara Insel, managing director of MKF
also announced two new panelists to their program.
board of trustees' chairperson Shaikha Zain bint Khalid bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa stressed the role of the foundation in providing educational programmes that promote human values stemming from authentic Bahraini traditions.
For example, MKF
statistics show that 21-29 year-olds are most likely to spend $20-plus on a bottle of wine for an everyday occasion, followed by the 40-49 and 30-39 age groups.
Rich Boone, Consumer Research Advisor to MKF
Research and former Global Director of Consumer Research, E&J Gallo, will moderate a group of panelists including Chuck Sakany, Vice President, Copernicus Marketing (advisors on Constellation Wines' wine consumer segmentation project); Judy Ramberg, Vice President, Consumer Strategist Food & Beverage, Iconoculture, Inc; and Pete Rose, Partner, Yankelovich Partners.
Summer camp's sports activities was run by LIFE-FIT and was designed to introduce participants to a sampling of popular mainstream sports, where focus was on developing sport skills as well as appreciating the values of true sportsmanship.
We are taking this step in anticipation of changes in the regulatory environment that may affect MKF
and, more importantly, our clients in the future," Heymann told Silicon Valley Biz Ink.