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Daily Archive: February 20, 2015

Exclusive: After U.S. Growth Year, Stoli Promotes Cullins To CEO, Esposito To Chairman Of Stoli USA

Coming off a strong year for Stolichnaya vodka in the U.S. market, Stoli Group says it will now aim to consolidate those gains while also expanding its footprint through acquisitions. Continue reading →

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Walmart Gains An Ally In Kroger In Texas Spirits Push, But Publix Objects To Florida Bill

Walmart has fresh support for its bid to sell spirits in Texas, as supermarket chain Kroger has joined a new legislative push to allow publicly traded companies to sell liquor in the Lone Star State. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 20, 2015

•Rioja exports grew 3.6% to the equivalent of 11.7 million nine-liter cases in 2014, according to the Consejo Regulador D.O.C.a. Rioja. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 20, 2015

•San Diego’s Green Flash Brewing is introducing Cellar 3, a new series of rare barrel-aged beers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 20, 2015