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Daily Archive: December 14, 2017

Interview: WSWA President & CEO Craig Wolf On The Direct Shipping Issue

As e-commerce continues to gain momentum in the beverage alcohol arena, the practice of interstate shipping of wine by retailers has become a highly contentious issue—especially after carriers like UPS and FedEx began refusing such shipments in most cases within the past year. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 14, 2017

•In case you missed it, earlier this morning SND reported news of Casa Cuervo’s $205 million acquisition of the Pendleton Whisky portfolio from Oregon-based Hood River Distillers. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 14, 2017

•The Boston Beer Company has partnered with the Boston Red Sox to make Samuel Adams Boston Lager the baseball team’s official beer. Continue reading →

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Cuervo To Acquire Pendleton Whiskies For $205 Million

Casa Cuervo is bolstering its position in the whisky category with a deal to acquire the Pendleton whisky brands from Oregon-based Hood River Distillers in a deal worth $205 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 14, 2017