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Daily Archive: July 1, 2013

Australia’s Grape Harvest Up Sharply, Additional Pricing Pressure Looms

Australia’s grape harvest is up by double-digits, threatening the upward pricing momentum the category has enjoyed recently after years of struggle. Continue reading →

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Pennsylvania Privatization Remains Stalled As Governor Signs Budget Bill

Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett signed a $29 billion annual budget over the weekend, but failed to receive the wine and spirits privatization legislation for which he’d set a June 30 deadline. Continue reading →

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Vinexpo Foreign Visitor Numbers Set New Record

Some 48,858 people from 148 countries visited the Vinexpo wine and spirits trade exhibition in Bordeaux, held during the third week in June. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 1, 2013

Caymus Vineyards has reportedly purchased a 178-acre vineyard in California’s Solano County and submitted permit plans for a new winery and production and warehouse facilities. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for July 1, 2013

•San Francisco-based Anchor Distilling Co. has added Sweden’s Karlsson’s Gold vodka to its U.S. import portfolio. Continue reading →

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