Suntory Sakura Whisky? Japanese Whisky’s Newest Mochi-Flavored Trend

https://www.forbes.com/sites/georgekoutsakis/2020/04/28/suntory-sakura-whisky-japanese-whiskys-newest-mochi-flavoured-trend/

US Wineries estimated to sustain $400m losses in March due to COVID-19

Will this epidemic topple the domestic wine trade?

With exports a small and shrinking portion of consumption and many restaurants ordered closed through June, how much damage will ensue.

Wine America has surveyed 10% of US wineries on estimated losses sustained by March 19th and projected for the full month

Layoffs of 25% of staff

  • Normal Employment: 11,043
  • March Layoffs: 4,496
  • Normal Annual Visitors: 26,096,279
  • Events Canceled: 4,582
  • Unanticipated Expenses: $840,487
  • Total Sample 1085 wineries (10% of US wineries)
  • Total Financial Loss in March due to Coronavirus: $40,439,764

https://wineamerica.org/news/covid-19-wine-industry-economic-impact-survey/