West Point Adds to Its Wine Selection

AKRON, Ohio — Growing consumer interest in wine prompted upscale retailer West Point Market to expand its wine section by more than 600 labels. The wine section now has 4,000 selections, up from 3,400 last summer. The addition comes in response to more customer requests for wine, according to Rick Vernon, West Point Market's chief executive officer. Wine has become more mainstream, Vernon said. He attributes

AKRON, Ohio — Growing consumer interest in wine prompted upscale retailer West Point Market to expand its wine section by more than 600 labels.

The wine section now has 4,000 selections, up from 3,400 last summer.

The addition comes in response to more customer requests for wine, according to Rick Vernon, West Point Market's chief executive officer.

“Wine has become more mainstream,” Vernon said.

He attributes this, in part, to media coverage about the h

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