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Daily Archive: February 13, 2018

Purple Wine + Spirits Eyes Expansion In Whiskey, Pinot Noir

Since selling the Mark West brand to Constellation in 2012 for about $160 million, Sonoma-based Purple Wine + Spirits, led by founder Derek Benham, has been building its wine portfolio and expanding its presence in spirits with its Graton Distilling Co. offshoot. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 13, 2018

•California’s wine grape crush was up by less than 0.5% in 2017, according to preliminary findings from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 13, 2018

•Orange County, California-based The Bruery has launched Girl Grey, an ale brewed in collaboration with Top Chef winner Brooke Williamson. Continue reading →

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