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Gallo Expands Import Portfolio, Adding Italy’s Argiano

E.&J. Gallo continues to bolster its imported wine stable, adding Italy’s Argiano to its upscale LUX Wines division, effective June 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2017

After A Difficult 2016, Boston Beer Continues To Lose Ground

Following a 5% depletions drop in 2016, Boston Beer Company’s struggles are continuing this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2017

News Briefs for February 23, 2017

•Gatlinburg, Tennessee-based Ole Smoky Distillery has linked with online spirits marketplace ReserveBar to expand availability of its Outsiders Farrell Shine moonshine. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 23, 2017

•Austin, Texas-based Celis Brewery is set to resume brewing operations this spring. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2017

Interview: Binny’s Brett Pontoni Discusses The Brown Spirits Boom

Chicago-based retail giant Binny’s Beverage Depot has placed a big bet on brown spirits over recent years, building up its inventory of mainstream, craft and rare offerings, and investing in its Whiskey Hotline, manned by a dedicated staff of full-time professionals. With its Scotch, Bourbon and Cognac sales surging, the 35-store chain is now seeing brown spirits enthusiasm extend to Armagnac, American brandy and rum. SND senior editor Christina Jelski recently caught up with Binny’s spirits buyer Brett Pontoni to talk trends in the booming brown spirits arena. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2017

News Briefs for February 22, 2017

•Brown-Forman has unveiled a new website providing nutritional information for its portfolio of brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2017

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