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Daily Archive: June 9, 2015

Wine Spectator: The Wine Group Buys Sonoma’s Benziger Winery

The Wine Group, a beverage giant known for supermarket wine brands such as Almaden and Cupcake, has acquired Benziger Family Winery, one of California’s highest-profile practitioners of organic and biodynamic grapegrowing and winemaking, the companies announced Monday. Continue reading →

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Deutsch Family Acquires Redemption Whiskey

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits has entered the fast-growing American whiskey segment with the acquisition of Redemption Whiskey. Continue reading →

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As Prosecco Sales Surge, Producers Debate Likelihood Of Shortage

Over the past several weeks, Prosecco producers such as Bisol and Mionetto have warned of an impending global Prosecco shortage, citing a poor 2014 harvest combined with surging demand in export markets such as the U.S., where consumption has skyrocketed from just a half-million nine-liter cases in 2008 to around 3.5 million cases last year. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 9, 2015

•Pernod Ricard will invest €17 million ($19m) in Irish Distillers’ Fox and Geese bottling facility, which handles Irish whiskey brands Jameson, Paddy and Powers, Ireland’s The Journal reports. Continue reading →

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