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Daily Archive: February 20, 2014

New Mexico Sparkling Brand Gruet Now Growing At 10% Annually, Passes 100,000-Case Mark

As sparkling wines continue to enjoy rapid growth, producers from established regions aren’t the only ones reaping the benefits. Continue reading →

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Richard Sandoval Plans An Eataly-Like Center For Latin American Food Culture In Chicago

Chef-restaurateur Richard Sandoval is planning an Eataly-like collection of restaurants and retail shops with a Latin American theme in a downtown Chicago development called Block 37. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 20, 2014

Beam Inc. has set a special shareholder meeting on March 25 to vote on the company’s $16 billion acquisition by Suntory Ltd. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 20, 2014

•Colorado’s Oskar Blues Brewery is set to enter Nevada through a partnership with Wirtz Beverage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 20, 2014

NEWS ALERT: Amid Difficult First Half, TWE Maintains Positive U.S. Outlook, Names New CEO

Despite the challenges of the past six months, Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is reporting a relatively positive outlook in the U.S. for its fiscal first half ended December 31, 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 20, 2014