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Daily Archive: October 16, 2012

Craft Brewers Push Large-Format Bottles, But Some On-Premise Customers Disagree

As craft beer makes inroads in bars and restaurants around the country—including fine-dining venues—the large-format bottle is becoming increasingly prevalent for beer. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Jean-Guillaume Prats Departing from Château Cos-d’Estournel

Wine Spectator reports that Jean-Guillaume Prats, CEO of second-growth Château Cos-d’Estournel, has announced his departure from the iconic, 224-acre St.-Estephe estate that once belonged to his family, where he has served as CEO for 12 years and earned the admiration of many. Continue reading →

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Veneto’s Bertani Family Forms New Company, Gaetano Bertani e Figli

Verona, Italy’s Bertani family has announced a new wine venture, Agricola Gaetano Bertani e Figli, following the sale of its former company, Cantine Bertani, to Tenimenti Angelini late last year. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 16, 2012

•Fresh reports say Diageo is in talks to acquire a 20% stake in India’s United Spirits Ltd. (USL). Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for October 16, 2012

•Hye, Texas-based Garrison Brothers Distillery has expanded distribution of its flagship Bourbon throughout the Texas market. Continue reading →

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