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Daily Archive: April 13, 2012

FTC To Review Major Producers’ Digital Marketing Tactics

The Federal Trade Commission is requiring 14 major beverage alcohol advertisers to provide details on their use of digital media and data collection for the first time as part of an ongoing study of the effectiveness of the agency’s voluntary guidelines aiming to reduce underage consumers’ exposure to alcohol ads. Continue reading →

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Diageo Assails “Serial Alcophobes,” Cites Drinks Companies’ Success On Abuse Issue

Diageo executive vice president, corporate relations, Guy Smith, speaking in Boston on Wednesday at the Responsible Retailing Forum, assailed what he deemed counterproductive efforts on the part of “serial alcophobes” who practice “advocacy science” to prescribe population-wide remedies for beverage alcohol abuse. Continue reading →

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Phillips Distilling Preps Several June Rollouts

Phillips Distilling Co. is planning multiple new product introductions this June, including two additions to its UV vodka line and a new wheat vodka, as well as the reintroduction of two brands, Sno Shoe Grog and Gin-Ka. Continue reading →

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Sonoma’s Jordan Vineyard Sells Land To Native American Tribe: Wine Spectator

Sonoma-based Jordan Vineyard and Winery has sold 269 acres of land, including 110 acres of vineyard, to Lytton Rancheria of California, a federally recognized tribe of Pomo Native Americans, reports Wine Spectator. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 13, 2012

•Kenwood Vineyards has introduced Moscato Zacchera, a new California-sourced Moscato made with 100% Muscat Canelli grapes. Continue reading →

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