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Daily Archive: April 4, 2016

Wine Spectator Announces 2016 Grand Tour

Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour will take 244 wineries on the road in 2016, with stops in New York on April 26, Washington, D.C., on April 28, and Las Vegas on April 30. Continue reading →

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Prosecco Players Lead Impact’s Imported Wine Hot Brands

With Prosecco surging ahead in the U.S. market, this year’s Impact “Hot Brands” imported wine lineup is dominated by entries representing that rising category—which accounted for nearly half of the 22 honorees. Continue reading →

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Diageo Invests In Restaurant App Reserve

Diageo has made a venture capital investment in restaurant reservation startup Reserve. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Arizona Passes Consumer-Friendly Winery Direct Shipping Law

Arizona’s prohibitive restrictions on direct shipping by wineries will be lifted as of January 1, 2017. Gov. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 4, 2016

•Leonardo LoCascio Selections, part of The Winebow Group, has been named exclusive U.S. importer for renowned Brunello producer Il Marroneto, which is led by owner and winemaker Alessandro Mori. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 4, 2016

•Boston Beer Company is entering the nascent “hard seltzer” category with the launch of a new brand, Truly Spiked & Sparkling. Continue reading →

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