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Daily Archive: December 20, 2012

Wine Spectator: Hostile Takeover of Portugal’s Sogrape Is Defeated

A legal fight over who controls Portugal’s largest wine company has come to an end, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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Trinchero To Launch Echo Bay, New Addition To Surging Sauvignon Blanc Category

Trinchero Family Estates is launching a new brand into one of the U.S. market’s hottest wine segments—New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Continue reading →

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Deutsch Repositions CigarZin Brand, Aiming To Make It A National Player

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits has unveiled a repositioning of California Zinfandel label CigarZin, in partnership with Sonoma-based Vintage Wine Estates (VWE). Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 20, 2012

•South African wine exports were up 18.3% to 409 million liters for the 12 months through November 2012, according to data from the South African Wine Industry Information & Systems (SAWIS) trade group. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for December 20, 2012

•San Marcos, California-based Port Brewing Co. will launch a new year-round beer—its first since 2010—in February. Continue reading →

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