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Daily Archive: August 27, 2014

Brown-Forman Sees Flat First Quarter In U.S., Due To Difficult Comparison With Last Year

Brown-Forman has reported an underlying net sales increase of 3% to $921 million across its global business for its first quarter ended July 31, but saw growth in the U.S. slow owing to a particularly strong comparable period a year ago. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Napa’s Wine Community Unbowed After Massive Earthquake

Napa vintners have spent the past few days sorting through debris and assessing damage after a violent earthquake rocked the valley in the predawn hours of Sunday, Aug. 24. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 27, 2014

•Beam Suntory has named former SABMiller exec Mauricio Restrepo as chief financial officer, effective early this fourth quarter. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 27, 2014

•San Jose, California-based Gordon Biersch Brewing Company is releasing a new beer, Golden Export, in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 27, 2014