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Daily Archive: February 6, 2013

DISCUS: Whiskies Drove U.S. Spirits Growth In 2012

At a presentation to journalists and analysts in New York today, the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS) said the ongoing whisk(e)y renaissance and consumer trading up led to a 4.5% rise in spirits supplier revenues in the U.S. market last year, to $21.3 billion. Continue reading →

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Trinchero Plans $300 Million Expansion In Lodi

Trinchero Family Estates is planning a $300 million expansion of its Lodi, California-based West Side Winery. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 6, 2013

•Mongolian drinks group Apu is making its U.S. entry with a stable of premium vodka brands. Apu’s three vodka labels—Chinggis Khan ($40 a bottle), Soyombo ($30) and Arkhi ($20)—will initially be distributed in New York and California, with more markets to follow. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for February 6, 2013

•Boston Beer Co.’s Angry Orchard has launched a seasonal Elderflower Hard Cider extension. Continue reading →

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