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Daily Archive: January 18, 2013

Retailers Say Texas Wines Are Showing Rapid Growth

It’s not the first place that comes to mind when one refers to “wine country,” but Texas is the fifth-ranked state by wine production—after California, Washington, New York and Oregon—and retailers say the trend toward local food and wine is helping to galvanize consumer interest. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Kurniawan Loses Bid to Exclude Counterfeiting Evidence

A federal judge has ruled that FBI agents acted properly when they searched the California home of accused wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan moments after arresting him last year, reports Wine Spectator. Continue reading →

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Glazer’s Becomes Exclusive Distributor For Banfi In Five States

Glazer’s has strengthened its partnership with Banfi Vintners by becoming the exclusive distributor for Banfi and Excelsior Wine Co. in five states—Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Iowa and Mississippi. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for January 18, 2013

Heaven Hill Distilleries says strong demand has led it to launch new sizes for its Evan Williams Cherry Reserve and Cinnamon Reserve liqueurs. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for January 18, 2013

•Longmont, Colorado craft brewer Oskar Blues says its depletions leapt 52% and revenue rose 49% in calendar 2012. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2013