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Daily Archive: August 12, 2016

Diageo Reserve’s New On-Premise Playbook: The Inside Story

Facing a furor in the whisky world over the end of its Masters of Whisky ambassador program, Diageo tells SND that what’s been cast as a cost-saving move is actually an aggressive increase in its on-trade investment in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

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Report: Accolade Wines Set For IPO In First Half Of 2017

Australia’s Accolade Wines, the world’s seventh-largest winemaker, is reportedly slated for a A$1-billion-plus ($770m) IPO in the first half of next year, as private equity owner CHAMP looks to largely divest itself from the business. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 12, 2016

•New Jersey-based Royal Wine Corp. is introducing a new premium vodka brand, Lvov, in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 12, 2016

•MillerCoors continues to add to its craft beer portfolio at a rapid pace, announcing a deal to acquire a majority interest in Granbury, Texas-based Revolver Brewing. Continue reading →

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