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Daily Archive: February 19, 2016

Exclusive: Vintus Partners With Oregon’s Ponzi Vineyards

Vintus, the New York-based fine wine sales and marketing company, has partnered with Oregon’s Ponzi Vineyards in a long-term national distribution deal, effective March 1. Continue reading →

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After Tough Fourth Quarter, Boston Beer Expects New Products To Drive 2016 Gains

Boston Beer Co. is projecting a mid-single-digit increase in depletions for 2016, with new entries like Sam Adams Nitro Project and Rebel Grapefruit IPA expected to provide newfound momentum. Continue reading →

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Robert Mondavi Private Selection Debuts Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet

Constellation Brands has released a category-crossing new wine offering, a Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon aged in Bourbon Barrels. Continue reading →

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Christian Moueix Launches New Upscale Napa Label, Ulysses

Bordeaux and California winemaker Christian Moueix is launching Ulysses, a new Napa Valley wine produced at the Ulysses Vineyard in Oakville, which Moueix acquired in 2008. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 19, 2016

•Beam Suntory plans to move its worldwide headquarters from the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, where it’s been based since 1988, to the city itself, possibly as soon as later this year. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 19, 2016

•Comstock, Michigan-based Bell’s Brewery will introduce a new year-round beer in April, Oatsmobile Ale, the first addition to its core lineup since 2010. Continue reading →

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