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Daily Archive: October 30, 2015

Rothschild Family’s Shared Champagne Brand Seeing Sharpened U.S. Focus

After coming together in 2005 to begin a shared Champagne project called Barons de Rothschild, France’s legendary Rothschild clan—including companies Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA, Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and Compagnie Vinicole Edmond de Rothschild—is eyeing a more prominent presence in the Champagne category in the United States. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator Recaps The Sold-Out 2015 New York Wine Experience

For three days in October, 5,000 wine lovers from across the United States and abroad gathered at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square for two Grand Tastings, 15 seminars and two wine-packed lunches, capped by a black-tie banquet and a thrilling set from Huey Lewis and the News. Continue reading →

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With Sam Adams Struggling, Boston Beer Cuts Depletion Forecast Again

With its flagship Samuel Adams franchise struggling, Boston Beer Company again reduced its full-year depletions projection yesterday, when it released its third-quarter results. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 30, 2015

•Anheuser-Busch InBev’s U.S. depletions declined by 2.1% in the third quarter, as the beer giant’s biggest brand—Bud Light—continued to struggle, as did the Rita’s RTD range and ABI’s value portfolio. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 30, 2015

•Eugene, Oregon-based Ninkasi Brewing Company is set to begin year-round distribution in the Philadelphia market on November 2. Continue reading →

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