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Daily Archive: April 10, 2013

Terlato Wines To Launch Kim And Erica Crawford’s Loveblock Brand In May

With the New Zealand wine category booming in the U.S. market, particularly at super-premium price points, Terlato Wines will launch Loveblock, a new wine from New Zealand vintners Kim and Erica Crawford, into select U.S. markets next month. Continue reading →

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Constellation Touts Share Gains Across Wine, Spirits And Beer As Sales Rise 5%

Constellation Brands’ net sales increased 5% to $2.8 billion in its fiscal year ended February 28, as key wine brands like Kim Crawford, Robert Mondavi, Simi, Ruffino, Mark West, Black Box and Rex Goliath all saw double-digit depletions growth. Continue reading →

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Wine Counterfeiting Trial Packs Plenty of Punches, No Knockout Blows

Natural resource industry billionaire Bill Koch’s fraud lawsuit against alleged wine counterfeiter Eric Greenberg is currently underway in federal court in Manhattan. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 10, 2013

•Pernod Ricard USA said Major Brands will become its exclusive distributor in Missouri, starting May 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 10, 2013