Is Inflation Coming for Your Cabernet?

Increased costs in wine production and transportation may soon reach consumers

Is Inflation Coming for Your Cabernet?
Wine isn't as volatile as other consumer goods, so it’s less subject to price fluctuations. But that’s set to change this year thanks to grape shortages, hefty shipping costs and more. (Andrea D’Agosto)
From the Mar 31, 2022, issue

While prices for many consumer goods have increased considerably, a bottle of wine has been one of the few products consumers could count on to stay stable. But, with increasing costs for wine production, packaging and transportation, consumers should brace for price hikes this year.

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