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Daily Archive: December 7, 2018

News Alert: Altria Makes $1.8 Billion Investment in Cannabis

Altria, the parent company of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Marlboro, has announced a $1.8 billion investment in Canadian cannabis company Cronos Group. Continue reading →

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Interview, Part 1: Wente Family Estates President Amy Hoopes

Livermore, California-based Wente Family Estates has annual volume of about 650,000 cases in the U.S., excluding its private label production, with key brands including Wente Vineyards, Murrieta’s Well, and Entwine. Continue reading →

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Edrington Names McCroskie As New CEO

Edrington has announced that longtime CEO Ian Curle is stepping down in March 2019, after 32 years with the company. Continue reading →

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Constellation To Invest $100 million In Women’s Startups

Constellation Brands has pledged to invest $100 million over the next decade in businesses founded or run by women. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 7, 2018

•William Grant & Sons has released Hendrick’s Orbium, the gin label’s first line extension in the U.S. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 7, 2018

•Fermented Sciences Brewing has launched Flying Embers Organic Hard Kombucha (4.5%-abv) throughout California in partnership with distributor Reyes Beverage Group. Continue reading →

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