Tetsuya Katsuda

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Cheap wines apparently taste good in recession

Business Sep 29, 2009

Cheap wines apparently taste good in recession

Sales of low-priced wine are being buoyed by thrifty consumers, who are drinking at home more often instead of dining out. Particularly popular are domestic wines ranging in price from ¥500 to ¥1,000, prompting bottlers to promote relatively inexpensive wines whose sales can grow even ...