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Daily Archive: July 29, 2014

Special Report: Top Vodka Brands Struggle While Flavors Lose Momentum

While the whiskey boom has been the talk of the U.S. spirits market, vodka continues to carve out solid growth. Continue reading →

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Craft Beer Production Up 18% In First Half Of 2014, Says Brewers Association

U.S. craft brewers increased production by 18% in the first six months of 2014, from 9 million barrels in the first half of 2013 to 10.6 million barrels through June, reports the Brewers Association trade group. Continue reading →

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Treasury Lifts Penfolds Sales With Vintec Promotion

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has boosted sales of its flagship Penfolds brand this month, thanks to a successful promotion with Vintec wine refrigerators in its home market of Australia. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 29, 2014

•New court documents filed in California have revealed that Pernod Ricard-owned Irish Distillers has sold roughly $1.5 billion worth of Jameson in the U.S. over the past 10 years. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 29, 2014

•Houston, Texas’ Saint Arnold Brewing Company has released Bishop’s Barrel No. 7, an 8.5%-abv Imperial Russian Stout aged in Woodford Reserve Bourbon barrels for 11 months. Continue reading →

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