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Daily Archive: March 18, 2013

Michael Mondavi Family Estate Sees Robust Growth For 2013

Michael Mondavi’s comeback in California wine is gaining momentum with the announcement that the veteran executive’s firm is planning sharply higher sales volumes this year, passing important mileposts in the process. Continue reading →

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Chateau Montelena Owner Jim Barrett Dies at 86

James L. Barrett, owner of Chateau Montelena in Napa Valley, passed away March 14. Continue reading →

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EXCLUSIVE: Paul Hobbs Adds Chilean Winery Viña Perez-Cruz To Import Portfolio

Winemaker Paul Hobbs is adding a fifth South American winery to his import portfolio: Viña Perez-Cruz from Chile’s Maipo Alto Valley. Continue reading →

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Malibu Intros Canned Cocktails, New Cocktail Pouch Flavors

Pernod Ricard is rolling out a new range of ready-to-drink offerings under its Malibu rum brand, Malibu Cans cocktails. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for March 18, 2013

•Diageo is set to release the first installment of a new TV ad trilogy for Captain Morgan. Continue reading →

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