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Daily Archive: August 30, 2016

Top Spirits Brands Enjoy Strong First Half As Tito’s Surge Continues

The U.S. spirits market’s top 50 brands enjoyed a strong first half of this year, with aggregate growth of 4.4% in control states, according to NABCA, and a 3.9% gain in IRI channels. Continue reading →

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BevMax Joins Total Wine In Disregarding Connecticut’s Minimum Pricing Law

In recent days, tensions over Connecticut’s minimum pricing regime for wine and spirits have boiled over, with Total Wine & More challenging the law in federal court and openly advertising products below the state-mandated minimum. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 30, 2016

•Cape Classics is adding to its South Africa portfolio, with the Stellenbosch-based B Vintners brand joining the lineup. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 30, 2016

•Lodi, California-based Burch Steiner Beverage Group has launched Amero ($29), an all-natural American-made amaro. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 30, 2016