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Daily Archive: September 16, 2015

Carolina Wine Brands Bolsters Chile’s Fine Wine Image With Upscale Moves

As Chile aims to drive its image upscale in the global wine market, Chilean winemaker Carolina Wine Brands has been taking up the challenge. Continue reading →

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ABI Bids For SABMiller In Beer Megadeal, But Regulatory Hurdles Loom In U.S., China

Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) launched a bid for rival brewer SABMiller earlier today. Continue reading →

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William Grant Sees “Very Healthy” USA Numbers So Far In 2015

William Grant & Sons says it’s seeing double-digit growth across most of its core brands in the U.S. market this year, led by Hendrick’s, The Balvenie, Tullamore D.E.W. and Glenfiddich. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for September 16, 2015

•Sonoma-based Don Sebastiani & Sons is diversifying its product portfolio beyond wine, planning an early 2016 release of a variety of non-wine offerings, including an upscale Tequila line. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 16, 2015

•Portsmouth, New Hampshire-based Smuttynose Brewing Company is bringing back its Big A Double IPA as a year-round brew. Big A will be available beginning in October in four-packs and kegs. Continue reading →

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