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Daily Archive: July 17, 2017

Southern Glazer’s, A Year After The Merger

On June 30 of last year, Southern Wine & Spirits of America and Glazer’s Inc. finalized their merger deal and launched spirits and wine distribution giant Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, LLC. The deal, which had been announced six months earlier, created a distributor with total revenues projected at $17.5 billion for 2017. Southern Glazer’s today handles more than 150 million cases of wine and spirits annually, employs over 20,000 people and operates in 44 states plus the District of Columbia, in addition to the Caribbean and Canada. SND executive editor David Fleming spoke recently with Southern Glazer’s CEO Wayne Chaplin to get an update on progress after year-one. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 17, 2017

•James Pepper Distilling Co., whose labels include the James E. Pepper 1776 whiskey range, has received a federal permit for its new distillery, which is under construction in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 17, 2017

•Madison, Wisconsin’s Ale Asylum has launched two summer seasonals in canned format. Continue reading →

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