Finally, some Good News for everybody!
No more various altercations in the Middle East, no more recession/depression, no more nuclear disaster;
The United States of America has surpassed France, for the first time, in
According to Gomberg, Fredrikson & Associates, a wine-industry consulting firm in Woodside, California, wine shipment to the Unites States climbed by two (2) percent last year to 329.7 million cases. That beats France, which can only boast 320.6 million cases.
Now, to give the French their proper respect, they still eclipse the United States in per-capita consumption, but what do you expect with a country the size of New York State?
Regardless, Jon Fredrikson, the president of the consulting firm, said, in an interview,
“Wine is really gaining traction in the U.S. -- it’s becoming an accepted part of everyday life. That’s a radical change over the past two decades.”
I think that my Barolo is calling me.......