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Daily Archive: May 20, 2014

Sangria’s Surge: Top Brands Up By 43% Since 2010, Says Impact Databank

A bottle of wine that’s been open too long, a splash of orange juice, some cut-up fruit and maybe a spritz of seltzer—that’s sangria for you, right? Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 20, 2014

News Briefs for May 20, 2014

William Grant & Sons is releasing the second offering in The Balvenie’s series of Single Barrel Scotch whiskies, a 15-year-old Single Barrel Sherry Cask. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 20, 2014

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 20, 2014

•Oregon-based Portland Brewing has reintroduced Oregon Honey Beer, a summer seasonal made with white clover honey, 2-Row Pale malt and Willamette and Nugget hops. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 20, 2014

Treasury Spurns $2.9B Takeover Bid By Private Equity KKR

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has rejected a A$3.05 billion ($2.9 billion) takeover offer from private equity firm KKR & Co., but says it will continue to engage with interested suitors. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 20, 2014