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Daily Archive: September 6, 2016

Exclusive: Hess Collection Expands At The High End

Napa-based Hess Family Wine Estates is expanding at the luxury tier with three upscale launches under its Hess Collection umbrella. Continue reading →

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Margrit Biever Mondavi, Pioneering Ambassador for Napa Valley, Dies at 91

Margrit Biever Mondavi, one of America’s leading wine ambassadors, died in Napa Valley on Friday, September 2 of cancer. She was 91. Continue reading →

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Biagio Cru & Estate Debuts Sol De Ibiza Sangria

New York-based importer Biagio Cru & Estate Wines is building off the success of its Lolailo Sangria brand with the launch of Sol de Ibiza, a new ready-to-drink Spanish sangria. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for September 6, 2016

•Pernod Ricard is introducing a new permanent expression in its single pot still Irish whiskey range, Redbreast Lustau Edition. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 6, 2016

•Sazerac Co. has acquired Last Drop Distillers, a purveyor of luxury spirits brands founded in 2008  by industry veterans James Espey and Tom Jago. Continue reading →

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