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Premium Boxed Wine’s Double-Digit Growth Continues

Bolstered by the success of category leaders Black Box and Bota Box, premium boxed wine continues to show strong growth in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2017

News Briefs for March 28, 2017

•The Boisset Collection is launching a new sparkling wine brand, Haute Couture French Bubbles. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 28, 2017

•A bill that would permit craft distilleries to bypass wholesalers and distribute their own products directly has been proposed in Illinois by a Republican state senator, Dan McConchie, who represents a district north of Chicago. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2017

Tequila’s “Hot Brands” Drive Strong Category Growth

The Tequila category continues to be one of the hottest areas of the U.S. spirits market, with volume hitting 15.8 million cases on 6.5% growth last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2017

News Briefs for March 27, 2017

•Winemaker Josh Phelps has sold his interest in Taken Wine Co. to Trinchero Family Estates for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2017

Diageo Targets Shot Occasion With Captain Morgan LocoNut

Captain Morgan is being extended with a new shot-friendly, coconut-flavored offering called LocoNut. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 24, 2017

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