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December 2017 Data  -  Released on January 15, 2018
Off-Premise Sales Rise 2% in 2017
Sales through multiple-outlet and convenience stores in the four weeks ended Dec. 31 increased 1% to $894 million from a year ago, market research firm IRI reported. Case volumes slipped, pointing to consumer demand for costlier wines. Sales for the year rose 2% to $8.8 billion. Sparkling wines outperformed the major table wine varietals in 2017, gaining 6%. Cabernet Sauvignon led table wine growth, rising 4% to $1.7 billion. Chardonnay, the top varietal, was unchanged at $1.9 billion.
Off-Premise Sales IRI Channels » Month   12 Months  
December 2017 $1,212 mil
$11,513 mil
December 2016 $885 mil $8,617 mil

Off-premise sales totaled $894 million in the four weeks ended Dec. 31, 2017, up 1% from a year earlier.


IRI reported that case volume totaled 10.6 million in the four weeks ended Dec. 31, 2017, on par with a year earlier.


Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and sparkling led varietal sales through the multiple-outlet and convenience stores IRI tracked in 2017.


Off-premise sales through multiple-outlet and convenience stores IRI tracked rose 2% in 2017.



About IRI Channels

Sourced from Chicago-based IRI, these figures cover sales in multiple-outlet and convenience store channels. These include grocery, drug, mass marketers, membership clubs, dollar and convenience stores. Liquor store sales are not included.

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