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Daily Archive: May 3, 2013

Control States Outpace U.S. Spirits Market, Thanks To Flavor Craze, Whiskies

Control states represent less than a third of U.S. spirits consumption, but they’re at the forefront in terms of market trends, which include a thirst for flavored spirits and a renaissance for whiskies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2013

Wine Spectator: NZ’s Delegat’s Buys Australia’s Historic Barossa Valley Estate

One of Australia’s historic wineries, Barossa Valley Estate, has a new owner, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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Laphroaig Gets Global Makeover

Beam Inc. has unveiled a global packaging update for its Laphroaig single malt Scotch whisky brand. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 3, 2013

Total Wine & More will open its fourth Washington state store May 16. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for May 3, 2013

•The Boston Beer Co. reported a revenue increase of 20% to $135.9 million in its fiscal first quarter ending March 30, 2013, due primarily to core shipment growth of 18% to 632,000 barrels. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2013