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Interview: Ed Sands Of Washington Retailer Calvert Woodley

Retailer Calvert Woodley has served the Washington D.C. community since 1982, stocking 6,000-7,000 SKUs on its 4,500 square feet of retail space. This year, the store will bring in around $20 million in revenue. SND assistant editor Shane English recently spoke with Calvert Woodley owner Ed Sands about current trends in the nation’s capital. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 22, 2017

News Briefs for November 22, 2017

•Beam Suntory-owned Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky has launched the Vintner’s Trilogy, a series of limited edition whiskies aged in wine casks at the distillery’s No. 1 Vaults. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 22, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 22, 2017

•Spain’s Zamora Co. has taken an equity stake in Houston-based craft producer Yellow Rose Distilling. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 22, 2017

The RNDC-Breakthru Deal: Challenges And Opportunities Ahead

Yesterday, Shanken News Daily exclusively reported that the nation’s second- and third-ranked wine and spirits wholesalers—Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC) and Breakthru Beverage Group (BBG)—have agreed to merge to create a distribution giant with nearly $14 billion in annual revenue. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 21, 2017

LVMH Takes 60% Stake In Napa Valley’s Colgin Cellars

Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has agreed to acquire a 60% stake in Napa Valley winery Colgin Cellars. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 21, 2017

More On Liquor Stores NA’s U.S. Exit

Canada-based retail operator Liquor Stores NA announced yesterday that it would be selling off its interests in the lower 48 U.S. states to concentrate on its operations in Alberta, British Columbia and Alaska. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 21, 2017

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