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Daily Archive: December 14, 2012

Price Hikes Likely For Imported Wine Amid E.U. Supply Squeeze

With European Union wine production expected to fall 10% to 144 million hectoliters this year, producers are warning that price hikes on exports to the U.S. are likely in 2013, especially at the lowest and highest ends of the market. Continue reading →

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Rémy CFO Pflanz Adds COO Title, Becomes Heir Apparent To CEO Laborde

Rémy Cointreau chief financial officer Frederic Pflanz has been given the additional title of chief operating officer, a move that analysts see as a first step toward Pflanz succeeding Jean-Marie Laborde as the company’s CEO in the near future. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 14, 2012

•Robert Parker announced earlier this week that he has agreed to sell a “substantial interest” in The Wine Advocate to a group of three Singapore-based investors, who have yet to be publicly identified. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for December 14, 2012

•The number of active brewers in the U.S. has risen to a record-high 2,751 in 2012, according to permit data released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) and the Beer Institute. Continue reading →

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