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Daily Archive: April 21, 2014

Diageo Chateau & Estate Adds Provence’s Chateau Minuty To Enter Booming Rosé Segment

Effective this month, Diageo Chateau & Estate (DC&E) has become the exclusive U.S. importer for Côtes de Provence rosé producer Chateau Minuty, owned by the Matton-Farnet family. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Bordeaux First-Growths Begin To Release 2013s, But Interest Still Low

The 2013 Bordeaux futures campaign picked up speed late last week when first-growths Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Mouton-Rothschild entered the market with their 2013 releases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 21, 2014

Beam Execs To Depart As Suntory Reportedly Mulls Moving Drinks Headquarters To U.S.

Beam Inc. disclosed in a regulatory filing late Friday that three senior executives would be stepping down as the company prepares for its pending takeover by Suntory in the coming weeks. Continue reading →

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Stoli Group USA Embarks On Ambitious Bartender Education Program

As the newly formed Stoli Group USA seeks to refocus its core Stolichnaya vodka brand in an effort to return it to growth, the company has unveiled a far-reaching program designed to reconnect with bartenders and reassert Stoli’s status as a classic vodka. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 21, 2014

•Colorado craft brewer New Belgium will officially break ground on its East Coast brewing site in Asheville, North Carolina on May 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 21, 2014