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Daily Archive: January 20, 2015

Exclusive: Vodka Quietly Continues To Carve Out Growth In U.S. Market

Amid the U.S. market’s much-publicized whisk(e)y renaissance, vodka continues to achieve consistent growth and remains the most popular spirits category by a solid margin. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Fine Wine Auction Sales Up 4.5% In 2014

Reversing a two-year trend of declines, the fine-wine auction market saw a small upturn in 2014, as global sales rose 4.5%—from $337 million in 2013 to $352 million—according to figures released by the major commercial auction houses.  Continue reading →

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News Briefs for January 20, 2015

•Napa Valley’s fabled Mayacamas Vineyards is reopening this month with a new team led by owners Charles and Ali Banks of Terroir, Inc. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 20, 2015

•Houston-based Saint Arnold Brewing has reported a production increase of 14%, to just over 66,500 barrels, for 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2015