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Wine Spectator: California Sues Gallo for Using Hazardous Waste in Bottle Production

The state of California has filed a lawsuit against Gallo Glass Company, the wine company’s bottle manufacturer, alleging it illegally used hazardous waste materials in the production of its wine bottles, among other charges.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 6, 2015

Liquor Stores NA Reports Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Sales Boosts, Eyes U.S. Expansion

Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. reported a consolidated sales increase of 7% to C$196 million (US$156m) for the three months ended December 31, 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 6, 2015

City Winery Launching In Atlanta And Boston, As Quest For National Presence Continues Apace

City Winery group is expanding to Atlanta, where it expects to launch in September, according to company sources. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 6, 2015

News Briefs for March 6, 2015

•Roberto Conterno, the proprietor and winemaker at Giacomo Conterno, one of Barolo’s leading estates, signed a deal March 4 purchasing nearly 22 acres of the Arione cru from Gigi Rosso, owner of Cantina Gigi Rosso. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 6, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 6, 2015

The Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) has confirmed a net sales increase of 12% to more than $200 million and a 17% increase in gross profit to $58.7 million for its full fiscal year, ended December 31, 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 6, 2015

Banking On Mixology Trend, Italian Bitters Proliferate In U.S.

After years of stagnant growth, the Italian bitters-liqueurs category is now blossoming in the U.S. market, driven by current mixology trends and maturing consumer palates. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 5, 2015

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