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Daily Archive: October 17, 2012

Diageo NA Posts 6% Sales Rise, Names Golden Bar Winners

Diageo said today that “continued good performance” of its spirits brands in the U.S. drove a 6% organic net sales gain for its North America region in the three months through September, the group’s fiscal first quarter. Continue reading →

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Super-Premium Portón Aims To Lead Budding U.S. Pisco Category

Manhasset, New York-based Pisco Portón LLC is betting Peru’s grape-based national spirit can make inroads with adventurous U.S. consumers. Continue reading →

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Kurniawan’s Legal Team Fighting Back Against FBI In Court, Says Wine Spectator

New details have emerged about the FBI’s arrest of accused wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan, according to a defense motion filed last week, reports Wine Spectator. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 17, 2012

•Total Wine & More and BevMo are both expanding with new locations in Eastern Washington and Central California. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for October 17, 2012

•Delaware-based Dogfish Head is collaborating with rock band Grateful Dead to release a limited edition brew, American Beauty. Continue reading →

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