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Daily Archive: August 23, 2013

Sangria Sales See Upward Trend

Both bottled and restaurant-made sangrias have been growing in popularity of late, leading to a spate of new product activity in the category, as well as nascent efforts at premiumization. Continue reading →

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WS: Louis Jadot Acquires Oregon’s Resonance

Wine Spectator reports that Burgundy-based négociant Maison Louis Jadot has purchased Resonance Vineyard in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Continue reading →

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Brown-Forman Launches $100 Million Upgrade Of Jack Daniel’s Distillery

With the Jack Daniel’s portfolio enjoying near-double-digit growth, Brown-Forman has initiated a $100 million upgrade of the Tennessee whiskey’s Lynchburg distillery. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 23, 2013

•Napa-based St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery has appointed wine consultant Michel Rolland to its winemaking team. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for August 23, 2013

•Denver’s Great Divide Brewing Co. has unveiled its newest limited release beer, Peach Grand Cru. Continue reading →

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