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Campari America Chairman Gerry Ruvo Retires After 45-Year Career In The Spirits Industry

Gerry Ruvo, chairman of Campari America and a 45-year veteran of the spirits industry, has announced that he will retire August 2. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2019

Wine Spectator: The Upcoming Supreme Court Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court is shortly expected to hand down an opinion on Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Zackary Blair et al, potentially the biggest case involving wine since Granholm v. Heald in 2005, which struck down bans against out-of-state direct-shipping by wineries. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2019

Constellation Backs Woodbridge With Largest-Ever Campaign

Constellation Brands has launched “From One For All,” a new national campaign behind the Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2019

Scotch Whisky Tourism Hits Record High

Last year, over 2 million tourists visited whisky distilleries across Scotland, setting a new record, according to the Scotch Whisky Association. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2019

News Briefs for June 24, 2019

•California wine industry veteran Anne Moller-Racke is stepping down as president of Carneros-based Donum Estate to focus on her Blue Farm Wines brand. Blue Farm’s Sonoma-based portfolio includes a series of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay offerings retailing from $65-$95. Moller-Racke founded Donum in 2001. In 2011, Donum was acquired by a group of investors led by Hong Kong-based businessman Allan Warburg, co-founder of Bestseller Fashion Group China, which has invested about $30 million in the estate since the purchase.

Posted in News on June 24, 2019

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 24, 2019

•Shiner Bock’s Spoetzl Brewery is debuting a new Mexican-style beer called Cerveza De Verano. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2019

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