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Daily Archive: November 30, 2015

Deutsch Family’s Josh Cellars Nears 1 Million Cases, Leading The Company’s “Low Lux” Growth

Long known for the 8.3-million-case Yellow Tail brand, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits has successfully diversified its portfolio in recent years, with so-called “low lux” wines—retailing in the $10-$25 segment—leading the way.

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Remy Cointreau’s First Half Sales Fall On China Difficulties

Rémy Cointreau’s net sales fell by 5.9% on an organic basis in its fiscal first half, largely due to ongoing challenges in China and an overall shipments decline amid a recent strategy shift undertaken by CEO Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for November 30, 2015

•Beam Suntory has agreed to sell its Spanish brandy and Sherry business to Emperador Inc. for €275 million ($292m). Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 30, 2015

•Sebastopol, California’s Ace Cider is launching its newest offering, Space, to coincide with the upcoming release of the latest Star Wars movie. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2015