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Daily Archive: July 26, 2016

Empire Strikes Back, Extending Partnership With Moët Hennessy USA In New York

Moët Hennessy USA has extended its alliance with Empire Merchants via a long-term contract for the New York market, giving Empire a boost six months after the distributor was dealt a severe blow with the loss of the Bacardi business. Continue reading →

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V2’s Dan Leese On Chain Expansion And Opportunities In Imported Wine

While V2 Wine Group has a California-geared portfolio, president Dan Leese sees ample room for expansion in Oregon, Washington and the import segment. In the second part of this interview, Leese looks at those opportunities, as well as the changes wrought by the twin waves of wholesale and retail consolidation across the U.S. wine market. Continue reading →

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As British Pound Declines, ABI Ups Price For SABMiller

With the British pound in decline in the aftermath of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union, Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) has made a new “final offer” for acquisition target SABMiller, raising its bid to £79 billion ($103b). Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 26, 2016

•Edrington has revealed revenues of £575 million ($755m) for its fiscal year ended in March, in line with the previous year. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for July 26, 2016

•Eugene, Oregon’s Ninkasi Brewing Company is adding Hop Cooler IPA to its year-round Flagship Series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 26, 2016