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Daily Archive: April 11, 2014

Scotch Exports Flat Amid China’s Dropoff, But Single Malt Propels U.S. To Record High

Scotch exports were flat by value in 2013 due largely to a sharp dropoff in China, but the category reached a record-high in the U.S. as its single malt segment continued to expand markedly. Continue reading →

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Wal-Mart’s Push For Expanded Spirits Sales In Florida Hits Roadblock

Florida state Senator Bill Galvano has withdrawn a bill for consideration in the Regulated Industries Committee that would have loosened requirements for spirits retailers in the state and paved the way for expanded grocery sales. Continue reading →

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Texas Wine Bar Chain Will Move Into Three New Markets

Max’s Wine Dive, a chain of six Texas restaurants, is expanding beyond the Lone Star state with plans to open restaurants next month in Chicago and Atlanta, followed by a Denver unit in July. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 11, 2014

Moët Hennessy’s global sales fell 8% on a reported basis in the three months through March, its fiscal first quarter, while organic revenues slipped 3%. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 11, 2014

•Upscale-casual eatery Yard House has introduced a new draft beer program, The Official Yard House 2014 Draft, with more than 1,000 new tap handles added at its 51 restaurants nationwide. Continue reading →

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