MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:
The U.S. wine market is looking more robust. Today's last word in business is a votre sante.
According to the Wine Institute in San Francisco, domestic wine sales grew 7 percent last year. The Los Angeles Times reports that Americans are ordering more bottles when they dine out, rather than single glasses. And in stores, people are buying more expensive wines. Americans now consume so much Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, we're out-drinking France. Now, that's as a country. As individuals, the French still drink about five times more wine than we do.
That's the business news on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
And I'm Renee Montagne.
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