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Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Rosé Now Available at Schnucks Markets in Missouri and Illinois
MINNEAPOLIS, June 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh Vine Wine, Inc. (NYSE American: VINE), the premier producer of lower carb, lower sugar, and lower calorie premium wines in the United States, bottled in Napa, California, today announced that four of its wine varietals are now available at Schnucks Markets in Missouri and Illinois. Plans are in process to bring Fresh Vine Wine to the balance of Schnucks markets located in Indiana and Wisconsin. With the addition of Schnucks, Fresh Vine Wine has added 2,353 new Points of Distribution (PODs) in the last 90 days for its premium wines.
“We are extremely pleased that Schnucks Markets has chosen to introduce Fresh Vine Wines’ premium varietals to their loyal and refined customer base. With the addition of Schnucks, Fresh Vine Wine is establishing a strong retail presence in the Midwest where the market for ‘Better For You’ products is rapidly growing,” said Rick Nechio, Interim Chief Executive Officer. “We are proud to partner with Schnucks and help them expand their product offerings in response to the increasing population of health-conscious consumers who desire premium wines with zero compromises on taste.”
With over 100 stores, Schnucks markets are a Midwest staple. Fresh Vine Wine’s Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Rosé will be available.
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About Fresh Vine Wine, Inc.
Fresh Vine Wine, Inc. (NYSE American: VINE) is a premier producer of lower carb, lower calorie premium wines in the United States, kicking off a 2022 growth plan following its IPO in mid-December 2021. Fresh Vine Wine's brand vision is to lead the emerging natural and accessible premium wine category, as health trends continue to accelerate in the US marketplace. The 2020 US wine market was a $69B category. Fresh Vine Wine plans to accelerate growth in 2022 by amplifying its marketing, expanding product offerings, and expanding its team. Fresh Vine Wine positions its core brand lineup as an affordable luxury, retailing between $14.99-$22.99. Fresh Vine Wine's varietals currently include its Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Rosé.
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. is a third and fourth generation, family-owned grocery retailer committed to nourishing people’s lives. Schnucks operates 112 stores, serving customers in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin and employs 12,000 teammates. According to Forbes’ 2021 rankings, Schnucks is the 160th largest privately-owned company in the United States and the 15th largest privately-owned grocer. Schnucks is committed to helping communities thrive and as a champion for reducing hunger, the company annually donates more than $13 million in food to pantries that help those in need.
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