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Daily Archive: February 15, 2013

Exclusive: Bacardi Rum Set To Launch New Pineapple Fusion Extension

Bacardi USA is introducing its latest Bacardi flavor extension, Pineapple Fusion, at the NBA All-Star game this weekend in Houston, Texas. Continue reading →

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Accolade Links With Southern Wine & Spirits Across Half Of U.S.

Accolade Wine North America has appointed Southern Wine & Spirits (SWS) as its distributor in 24 U.S. markets. Continue reading →

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Campari America To Handle Appleton In U.S.

Following its $415 million acquisition of Jamaica-based Lascelles de Mercado in December, Gruppo Campari will bring the company’s Appleton, Wray & Nephew and Coruba rum brands into Campari America in the U.S. effective March 1. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 15, 2013

•Champagne sales fell 4.4% by volume for the 12 months through December, to just under 309 million bottles, according to the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC) trade group. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for February 15, 2013

•Portland, Maine-based Rising Tide Brewing Co. has entered the New Hampshire market, partnering with New Hampshire Distributors, Bellavance Beverage Co., Clarke Distributors and White Mountain Distributors. Continue reading →

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