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Daily Archive: January 5, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Sparkling Wine Drives Industry Growth In 2014

Due to a still sluggish on-trade environment, the total U.S. wine market is estimated to have inched ahead a mere 0.3% in 2014, to volume of 321.8 million nine-liter cases, according to the current edition of The U.S. Wine Market: Impact Databank Review and Forecast. Continue reading →

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Massachusetts Opens For Direct-Shipping

Massachusetts, the seventh-ranked wine-consuming state in the U.S., according to Impact Databank, opened to direct wine-shipping on January 1. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for January 5, 2015

•Serge Gaston Hochar, the legendary co-owner of Chateau Musar, president of the Lebanese Institut de la Vigne et du Vin, and passionate ambassador for Lebanese wines, died Dec. 31, 2014, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 5, 2015

•Brooklyn-based Braven Brewing Company will debut its first product, Braven White IPA, in mid-January. Continue reading →

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