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Monthly Archive: June 2013

Sacha Lichine Aiming To Make Provence The ‘Champagne’ Of Rosé

In 2006, French wine industry veteran Sacha Lichine acquired Chateau d’Esclans in Provence and set about building a global rosé wine brand of the same name. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2013

Legendary Aussie Vintner Peter Lehmann Dies At 82

Peter Lehmann, one of the pioneers in Australia’s rise to prominence as a global wine producing region, died this morning in Adelaide at the age of 82. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2013

Brown-Forman Investing $35M In Woodford Reserve Expansion

Brown-Forman has unveiled plans to invest more than $35 million in the expansion of its Woodford Reserve Distillery. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2013

News Briefs for June 28, 2013

•Zing vodka has named musician Chris Brown as its creative director. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2013

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 28, 2013

•Bend, Oregon-based Deschutes Brewery is making its official East Coast debut with an expansion into the greater Philadelphia market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2013

Coffee Shops Expand Alcohol Activities

This fall, Starbucks will expand its Starbucks Evenings concept—coffeehouses that offer beer and wine. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2013

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