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Daily Archive: April 8, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Flavors, Higher Marques Driving DonQ’s Double-Digit Growth

Serrallés USA’s DonQ continues to rise at double-digits in the U.S. market’s increasingly competitive rum category. Continue reading →

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ABI, Justice Department Agree In Principle On Modelo Deal

Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) has reached agreement in principle with the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) to proceed with its $20 billion acquisition of the half of Grupo Modelo it doesn’t already own. Continue reading →

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Franco Biondi Santi, Legendary Figure of Brunello di Montalcino, Dead at 91

Franco Biondi Santi, the patriarch of the Tuscan estate many credit with creating Brunello di Montalcino, died April 7 at age 91, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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August Wine Group Aims For 150,000 Cases, As Bocelli Label Jumps Out

Several consecutive years of double-digit growth have positioned Seattle-based August Wine Group (formerly Small Vineyards) to reach 150,000 cases this year on a projected 15% advance, the company tells Shanken News Daily. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 8, 2013

•Central European Distribution Corp. (CEDC) is moving forward with a pre-packaged bankruptcy that will see it eliminate $665.2 million from its balance sheet. Continue reading →

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