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Daily Archive: February 17, 2015

Cape Classics Eyes More European Wines, Sees Potential In South African Chardonnay

Known for its roughly 30% share of the 1.1-million-case South African wine category in the U.S., importer and marketer Cape Classics launched its first French wines stateside in 2013, and chairman and CEO André Shearer tells SND more Old World entries are on the way. Continue reading →

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Connecticut Governor Proposes Changes To Drinks Retail Landscape

Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy plans to propose a loosening of laws regulating beverage alcohol retailers in his biennial budget for the fiscal period starting this coming July. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 17, 2015

•Fresh rumors of an AB InBev play for SABMiller surfaced over the weekend, after a report in the U.K.’s Mail on Sunday newspaper cited sources asserting that the AB InBev shareholders who control investment fund 3G Capital are seeking a way forward to a deal. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 17, 2015

•In a new trend, brewers in the Midwest are ramping up production of beers made with root beer flavorings. Continue reading →

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