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Daily Archive: December 2, 2015

Brown-Forman’s Net Sales Fall By 3% In H1 As Strong Dollar Negates Underlying Growth

Brown-Forman achieved strong underlying sales growth in the first half of its fiscal 2016, but the strong dollar hurt the company’s performance outside the U.S., where it now does 60% of its business. Continue reading →

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Gallo Enters Scotch Whisky With Deal To Import Whyte & Mackay Range

E.&J. Gallo is upping its presence in spirits with entry into the Scotch whisky category, agreeing to become the exclusive U.S. importer for the portfolio of Whyte & Mackay, effective January 1. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator Launches First-Ever TV Advertising

Wine Spectator, the world’s leading wine magazine with more than 3 million readers, is running the first television advertising in its 40-year history. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 2, 2015

•The Fladgate Partnership is releasing a Croft Reserve Tawny Port, produced with grapes from the Quinta da Roêda vineyards in the Douro Valley and aged for about seven years. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 2, 2015

•San Diego, California’s Green Flash Brewing Company is rolling out a limited edition holiday beer, Jolly Folly IPA. Continue reading →

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