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Wine Spectator: Joseph Phelps, Pioneering California Wine Producer, Dies At 87

Trailblazing California winemaker Joseph Phelps passed away Wednesday at the age of 87. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2015

Sinking Euro And Rising Dollar Make Waves In The Wine Industry, Wine Spectator Reports

If you’ve ever been tempted to hop on a plane and take an impromptu trip to Europe, now is the time. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2015

Concha y Toro Sales Jump 23% To Cross $1 Billion

Chile’s Concha y Toro has entered 10-figure sales territory for the first time, posting a 23% revenue jump to $1.02 billion for 2014, on global volume of 33.2 million cases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2015

DISCUS Hails Bill To Fast-Track Trade Agreements, Citing Boon To U.S. Exporters

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) has thrown its support behind a bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill expected to be introduced in Congress in the coming days, which gives President Obama so-called “fast-track” authority to negotiate free trade agreements, such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2015

News Briefs for April 17, 2015

•Pernod Ricard’s Martell Cognac has partnered with actress Diane Kruger, who will become the brand’s ambassador as it celebrates its 300th Anniversary this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 17, 2015

•San Diego, California’s Saint Archer Brewing Company is launching a new line of hard cider this July. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2015

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