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Daily Archive: July 24, 2015

After Parting With Gallo, Australia’s McWilliam’s Shifts Upmarket In U.S.

Long a part of the E.&J. Gallo import portfolio, Australian winemaker McWilliam’s has taken a new direction in the U.S. market this year, switching importers and launching two higher-priced wine ranges and a millennial-targeted red blend, with more premium offerings on the way. Continue reading →

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Control State Spirits Sales Perk Up In June

Control state spirits volume grew 2.5% in the first half of 2015, with June’s results representing an acceleration in growth, according to NABCA. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 24, 2015

•Suntory Holdings has sold its Louis Royer S.A.S. Cognac business to France’s Terroirs Distillers for about €100 ($110m). Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 24, 2015

•Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Founders Brewing Co. has unveiled Spectra Trifecta, a new limited edition Kolsch-style ale. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 24, 2015