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Bevy Of Promising Imported Wine Labels Attain Impact “Hot Prospect” Status

The imported wine category has followed an up-and-down road over the past few years in the U.S. market, with bottled import shipments finishing only marginally higher in 2014 than they were in 2010. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 1, 2015

Former PLCB Marketing And Merchandising Director Charged With Taking Bribes

Former Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board executive James Short, who served as director of marketing and merchandising from 2003-2012, is expected to plead guilty to federal charges alleging he took bribes and kickbacks in return for favoring certain products in the PLCB retail system. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 1, 2015

Wine Spectator’s Southern Hemisphere Vintage Preview: The Word From Australia

Winemakers in the Southern Hemisphere have an advantage over their northern counterparts: While picking has just begun up north, down south they’re already tasting the first wines of the 2015 vintage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 1, 2015

News Briefs for September 1, 2015

•Patrón Spirits International has partnered with Glazer’s of Canada for distribution of the company’s spirits portfolio throughout the country. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 1, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 1, 2015

•Chicago-based Goose Island, owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev, is set to go national with a new Four Star Pils offering by early next year, reports the Chicago Tribune. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 1, 2015

Bogle Surpasses 2 Million Cases, Bolstered By Its Surging Red Blend

Bogle Vineyards has been one of California wine’s most reliable growth drivers for more than a decade, consistently posting double-digit gains and earning a total of 14 consecutive Impact “Hot Brand” awards along the way. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 31, 2015

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