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Daily Archive: June 6, 2014

Impact Databank: Imported Beer Posts Fourth Straight Year Of Growth In U.S.

While the ongoing struggles of mainstream brews led the total U.S. beer market to decline 1.5% to 2.7 billion (2.25-gallon) cases last year, the imported beer segment enjoyed its fourth consecutive year of growth in 2013. Continue reading →

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Oregon Privatization Supporters Abandon 2014 Push

Backers of a campaign to privatize spirits sales in Oregon have halted their efforts toward a ballot initiative for this year, citing a lack of time to gather signatures on their preferred petition before the July 3 deadline. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 6, 2014

•California’s Vinum Cellars has joined the portfolio of Illinois-based importer and marketer Winesellers, Ltd. through a national sales and marketing agreement, effective July 1. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for June 6, 2014

•Chimacum, Washington’s Finnriver Cidery has partnered with Wirtz Beverage to distribute its hard cider to the Chicago metro market and statewide in Nevada, beginning this month. Continue reading →

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