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Daily Archive: April 28, 2015

Interview, Part 2: Campari’s Dubau On Craft Trends, Pricing And Potential Acquisitions

In this second part of our interview with Jean-Jacques Dubau, Gruppo Campari’s managing director for North America talks spirits industry pricing battles, the challenge of pinning down craft trends and the possibility of future acquisitions. Continue reading →

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DFV Extends Rising HandCraft With Two New Wines, Launches Fresh Packaging

Delicato Family Vineyards has introduced two new extensions to its thriving HandCraft franchise, including a Pinot Grigio and a Malbec, as well as new packaging. Continue reading →

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Ste. Michelle Debuts Collaborative Tenet Range

Washington state-based Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has partnered with Rhône winemakers Michel Gassier and Philippe Cambie to launch Tenet Wines, a new Syrah-focused range. Continue reading →

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Cuervo Owner JB & Cia. Considers Bond Sale To Finance Bushmills Deal

JB & Cia. SA., the family-controlled owner of Jose Cuervo, is planning to sell bonds for the first time, to raise up to $500 million to help finance its acquisition of Bushmills, according to Bloomberg. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 28, 2015

•Moët Hennessy has officially unveiled a new prestige Cognac celebrating Hennessy’s 250th anniversary, Hennessy 250 Collector Blend. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for April 28, 2015

•Hillsboro, Oregon’s Big Bottom Distilling has collaborated with two other Oregon distillers for the launch of its first vodka, Big Bottom Starka Vodka. Continue reading →

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