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Cognac Shipments See Their Growth Rate Ease As Demand Outpaces Supply

After four consecutive double-digit annual gains, supply constraints have slowed Cognac’s growth somewhat in the United States, as year-to-date shipments through September are up just 6% in volume terms, according to the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC). Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 20, 2018

Wine Spectator Unveils The Top 100 Wines Of 2018

After revealing its Top 10 Wines of 2018 in a countdown last week, Wine Spectator has now published its full Top 100 Wines list for the year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 20, 2018

Massachusetts Debuts First Recreational Cannabis Stores On The East Coast

Massachusetts opened its first recreational cannabis stores today, marking the first recreational outlets on the East Coast. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 20, 2018

News Briefs for November 20, 2018

•Beam Suntory-owned Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky has introduced the latest expression in its 50-year-old Vaults series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 20, 2018

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 20, 2018

•Middlebury, Vermont-based Vermont Cider Company has launched Woodchuck Hard Cider Lil’ Dry, the first release in its new 802 Collection. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 20, 2018

Exclusive: Svedka Launches First National Ad Campaign In Five Years

Amid highly competitive conditions in the vodka category, Constellation Brands is backing Svedka—the fourth-largest vodka in the U.S. at 4.4 million cases—with a new “Bring Your Own Spirit” campaign. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 19, 2018

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