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Daily Archive: February 5, 2014

NEWS ALERT: Gallo Gains U.S. Import Rights To Allegrini

E.&J. Gallo Winery has won exclusive rights to distribute the highly regarded Allegrini wine portfolio in the U.S. market, effective April 1, 2014. Continue reading →

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North American Whiskies Propel Beam To 4% Sales Growth In 2013

In what will likely be its final full year as an independent company, Beam Inc. achieved reported net sales growth of 4%, to a record $2.55 billion, in calendar 2013. Continue reading →

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Exclusive: Terlato Adds Adelphi Single-Cask Scotch Range To Artisan Spirits Portfolio

Terlato Wines has added the rare single malt, single-cask Scotch whiskies of Adelphi Distillery Ltd. to its artisan spirits portfolio, signing an exclusive long-term agreement to import and market Adelphi’s aged Scotches in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

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DISCUS: Whiskey Drives U.S. Spirits Growth, Exports In 2013

At a presentation to journalists and analysts in New York yesterday, the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS) credited the whiskey segment—and American whiskey, in particular—with driving the majority of U.S. spirits growth in 2013. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 5, 2014

•U.S. fund manager Wellington Management has increased its stake in Treasury Wine Estates to 5.73%, making it one of the company’s largest shareholders. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 5, 2014

•Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to acquire Long Island-based craft brewer Blue Point Brewing Co. for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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