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Daily Archive: October 21, 2015

Exclusive: Ernie Els Wines Takes On Investment Partner To Drive Ambitious Growth Agenda

Ernie Els Wines, the South African wine company founded by the champion golfer of the same name, has linked with a new German investor, Baron Hans von Staff-Reitzenstein, as part of its ongoing effort to expand on the international stage. Continue reading →

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Chanel Acquires Napa Valley’s St. Supéry From Skalli Family

Chanel, Inc., one of the biggest names in fashion, is entering the California wine business, agreeing to acquire Napa Valley’s St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery from the Skalli family for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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Don Sebastiani & Sons Debuts New Zinfandel Brand, Big Smooth

California negoçiant Don Sebastiani & Sons is launching a new wine brand, Big Smooth Old Vine Zinfandel, into select markets this month. Continue reading →

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Maker’s Mark Offers Retailers “Private Select” Barrel Program

Beam Suntory’s Maker’s Mark Bourbon has introduced a new Private Select barrel program, allowing retailers to age Maker’s Mark in a custom barrel and create a unique finish. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 21, 2015

•The Wine Group is adding a new dark red blend, Black Forest, to its Cupcake Vineyards brand. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 21, 2015

•Kansas City, Missouri’s Boulevard Brewing Company is expanding its distribution footprint, beginning with Arizona and Kentucky. Continue reading →

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