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Daily Archive: March 31, 2017

Wine Spectator: Cazes Family, Owner Of Château Lynch Bages, Buys Château Haut-Batailley

In a rare deal, a notable classified-growth Bordeaux winery has changed hands. Continue reading →

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Florida Lawmakers Seek Review Of Havana Club Trademark Case

A Florida Congressional delegation is seeking to reverse a 2016 decision granting Pernod Ricard and its Cuban partner, Cubaexport, a license to register the Havana Club rum trademark in the U.S. Continue reading →

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Lost Spirits Wins Two Key Patents, Plans To Expand Its Portfolio Of Rapid-Aged Spirits

Lost Spirits Technology LLC has won two patents for its spirits maturation process from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Continue reading →

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South Carolina Retailers Slam State Supreme Court License Decision

Following yesterday’s news that the Supreme Court of South Carolina has struck down the state’s retail store limit for beverage alcohol licensees, paving the way for more chain expansion, the state’s independent retailers are urging the high court to reconsider. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for March 31, 2017

•To mark its 222nd anniversary, Jose Cuervo is launching a limited series of new bottle labels designed by the Mexican-born artist Ricardo Cavolo, who works from a studio in Barcelona. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 31, 2017

•Boston Beer Co. has released Samuel Adams 513, an American lager brewed exclusively for the Cincinnati Tri-State area. Continue reading →

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