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Wine Spectator: How Serious Is China About Fighting Fake Wine Sales Online?

Is the Chinese government serious about cracking down on online sales of counterfeit wines? Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2015

U.S. Wine Export Value Slows In 2014

U.S. wine exports generated $1.49 billion in winery revenues last year, according to the Wine Institute. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2015

News Briefs for February 26, 2015

•Robert Parker has announced that he will cease reviewing Bordeaux en primeur wines beginning with the 2014 vintage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 26, 2015

•Cooperstown, New York-based Brewery Ommegang is launching Nirvana IPA this April as its first-ever IPA offering. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2015

Diageo To Unveil “Smart” Bottle For Johnnie Walker Blue

Diageo has collaborated with printed electronics and “smart systems” developer Thin Film Electronics ASA on a new “smart bottle” for Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 25, 2015

Boston Beer’s Rapid Rise Slows In Fourth Quarter, As Share Price Drops Sharply

After enjoying revenue and shipments increases of more than 20% over the first nine months of 2014, growth slowed markedly for Boston Beer Co. in the fourth quarter, leaving the craft brewer short of analysts’ full-year projections. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 25, 2015

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