SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - New studies suggesting that consumption of red wine may help people live longer are boosting sales in the entire wine category, according to ACNielsen here. Red wines accounted for a recent high of 52.4% of table wine dollar sales in U.S. food, drug and liquor stores for the four weeks ending Nov. 18, compared to less than 50% in the prior four-week period, and 51% in the comparable year-ago time frame. “It's very reasonable to assume that there is a strong linkage between ...

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