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Daily Archive: January 7, 2013

Canadian Whisky Marketers Use Flavors To Enliven Category

Despite the spread of the whisk(e)y renaissance throughout the U.S., Canadian whisky has remained a relatively sleepy category, sliding by more than 800,000 cases from 2007-2011, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

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Sweet Reds, Moscato, Malbec, Rosé Driving Off-Premise Wine Growth

U.S. off-premise wine sales rose 4.4% to $13.3 billion in Nielsen channels during the 52-week period through December 8. Continue reading →

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Diageo-USL Deal Held Up By Regulators

Regulatory hurdles will postpone Diageo’s open offer for an additional 26% stake in India’s United Spirits Ltd. (USL), according to multiple reports. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for January 7, 2013

•Private label producer Winery Exchange has acquired a portfolio of certified organic and sulfite-free wines from Nevada City, California-based Nevada County Wine Guild (NCWG) for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for January 7, 2013

Brooklyn Brewery is collaborating with D. Carnegie & Co. and Carlsberg Sweden to build a new $5 million brewery in Stockholm, Sweden. Continue reading →

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