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Daily Archive: August 13, 2013

High-End Wines Face New Challenges In China

Even after years of strong growth, China’s wine market, already the fifth-largest worldwide at nearly 200 million cases, continues to be seen as the ultimate land of opportunity for global wine players. Continue reading →

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Absolut Revamps Flavor Range

Pernod Ricard has issued a global package redesign for Absolut vodka’s full, 16-entry flavor range. Continue reading →

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Former CEO Walsh To Maintain Role With Diageo In Coming Years

Paul Walsh, who stepped down as CEO of Diageo Plc on June 30, is being retained by the company “in a role with the Scotch whisky industry” for up to five years, according to Diageo’s latest annual report, which was released yesterday. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 13, 2013

Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) has added Millennial-geared wine group Taken Wine Company to its portfolio. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 13, 2013

•Former Goose Island brewmaster Jared Rouben is launching a new “culinary-focused” brewery in Chicago this winter. Continue reading →

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