Which wines were the top PLCB sales in fiscal year 2021-22?

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) recently released its annual report for fiscal year 2021-22, detailing the agency’s operations, sales trends, popular products and financial results.

Here is the list of the top 25 wines sold in the 2021-22 financial year, which runs from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.

Wines that saw the strongest sales growth in fiscal year 2021-22 included:

  • Wycliff Brut (750ml) (93.4%)*
  • Mark West Pinot Noir (750ml) (17.8%)**
  • La Marca Prosecco (750ml) (14.9%)***

Of the top 25 wine items listed, the majority (58.9%) fell into five categories: varietal Californian (4), Californian Chardonnay (3rd), Italian Pinot Grigio (3rd), New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc (3rd), and Californian Cabernet Sauvignon (2nd ).

This list includes the wine name, bottle size, sales dollars (unit sale), percentage change from last year’s list, and last year’s ranking.

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1, La Marca Prosecco, 750ml, $11,776,922, (778,073), 14.87%, 1st

2, Cavit Pinot Grigio, 1.5L, $6,894,870, (536,975), -6.06%, 2nd

3, Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay, 750ml, $7,177,499 (518,625), 4.54%, 3rd

4, Apothic Red Winemaker’s Blend, 750mL, $4,944,105, (458,493), -6.88%, 4th

5, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Chardonnay, 1.5L, $5,617,663, (434,038), 0.56%, 6th

6, Roscato Rosso Dolce, 750ml, $3,966,132, (419,065), -12.84%, 5th

7, Cavit Pinot Grigio, 750ml, $2,842,131, (383,102), 9.74%, 12

8, Barefoot Pink Moscato, 750ml, $2,676,356, (382,846), -8.44%, 7th

9, Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, 750ml, $5,475,286, (363,725), 5.67%, 13

10, Barefoot Moscato, 750ml, $2,382,993, (335,276), -6.69%, 11

11, Barefoot Pinot Grigio, 1.5L, $4,053,011, (334,689), -17.87%, 8th

12, Korbel Brut California Champagne, 750ml, $4,623,085, (320,263), 0.17%, 14

13, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, 1.5L, $4,004,216, (313,181), 5.40%, 16

14, Sutter Home White Zinfandel, 1.5L, $3,478,963, 310,474, 0.46%, 15

15, Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, 750ml, $3,678,148, (304,439), 9.12%, 19

16, Barefoot Moscato, 1.5L, $3,668,748, (301,812), -21.52%, 9th

17, Josh Cellars Chardonnay, 750ml, $3,997,195, (300,931), 7.28%, 18

18, Starborough Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, 750ml, $3,579,629, (293,029), 13.58%, 23

19, Martini & Rossi Asti, 750ml, $3,752,324, (278,117), 2.40%, 20

20, Sutter Home Chardonnay (4 x 187ml), 748ml, $1,926,049 (267,454), 3.21%, 22nd

21, Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, 750ml, $4,335,457, (265,681), -7.96%, 17

22, Barefoot Pink Moscato, 1.5L, $3,184,176, (262,255), -29.25%, 10

23, Mark West Pinot Noir, 750ml, $2,479,259, (250,579), 17.79%, NO

24, Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio delle Venezia, 750ml, $2,925,071, (250,524), 12.28%, NO

25, Wycliff Brut, 750mL, $1,004,320, (229,286), 93.40%, NO

*Wycliff Brut (750ml), a special order item available to licensees, increased 110,728 units year-over-year and increased licensee sales 92.1% year-over-year.

**Mark West Pinot Noir (750ml) increased 37,854 units YoY and increased retail sales by 24.5% YoY.

***La Marca Prosecco (750ml) increased by 100,718 units YoY and increased retail sales by 20.8% YoY.

Here are links to last year’s list and the one covering fiscal year 2019-20.

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