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Daily Archive: April 2, 2012

Royal Wine Corp. Targets 60% Jump To 400,000 Cases For Bartenura

New Jersey-based Royal Wine Corp. has a hit on its hands with Impact “Hot Prospect” Bartenura, a premium Italian label that has nearly doubled in volume since 2008, depleting 247,000 cases in 2011, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

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Impact Seminar Snapshot: Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard On “The Audacity of Luxury Marketing”

As the president and CEO of cigar maker Oettinger Davidoff Group, Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard is an expert on the marketing of premium, aspirational products to a relatively small consumer base. Continue reading →

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E&J Gallo Adds Highly-Rated Tuscan Winery Brancaia To U.S. Stable

E&J Gallo has bolstered the top end of its U.S. wine portfolio with the addition of Tuscany’s Brancaia, a highly-rated producer formerly imported by the Hess Collection. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 2, 2012

•Suitors are said to be lining up for the chance to acquire Belvédère’s Sobieski vodka, but Polish news sources report that Brown-Forman is leading the race. Continue reading →

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