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Daily Archive: October 2, 2014

Strong Summer Beer Season Boosts Constellation In Second Quarter, Wine And Spirits Up 3%

Constellation Brands enjoyed continued momentum from its lineup of Mexican beer brands in its fiscal second quarter ended in August, as the company’s consolidated net sales rose 10% to $1.6 billion. Continue reading →

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Prosecco Sprints to 34% U.S. Growth In First Half

The Prosecco DOC Consortium recorded a 34% increase in exports to the U.S. market in the first half of 2014, with volume reaching 1.27 million cases. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 2, 2014

•Beam Suntory’s Pinnacle vodka has re-introduced its Pumpkin Pie and Peppermint Bark flavors ahead of the holiday season. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 2, 2014

•California-based Congenial Spirits is launching a new small-batch whiskey, Twelve Five Rye, to select on- and off-premise outlets in Los Angeles, San Diego and Arizona. Retailing at $50 a 750-ml. Continue reading →

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