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Daily Archive: May 17, 2016

Wine Spectator: Silicon Valley Investment Firm Buys Majority Stake In Napa’s Far Niente Wine Estates

Private equity firm GI Partners has bought a majority stake in Napa’s Far Niente Wine Estates, which includes the Far Niente winery, as well as sister brands Dolce, Nickel & Nickel, EnRoute and Bella Union, Wine Spectator has learned. Continue reading →

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Biagio Cru Expects Big Year For “Hot Brand” Lolailo Sangria

New York-based importer Biagio Cru & Estate has earned four consecutive Impact “Hot Brand” awards for its Lolailo Sangria, which has grown by more than 70% over the past three years. Continue reading →

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Scotch Exports Down Again, But Performance Improving

Scotch whisky exports to the U.S. continued to decline in 2015, but the dropoff was less steep than in the previous year. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Jackson Family Wines Buys Sonoma’s Copaín

Jackson Family Wines is continuing its Pinot Noir buying spree, acquiring the Sonoma winery Copaín, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 17, 2016

•Kobrand Corporation is launching Masi Agricola’s Rosa dei Masi rosé in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 17, 2016

•Brooklyn craft spirits brand Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur is projecting an increase in sales as it continues to expand its distribution territory. Continue reading →

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