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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 18, 2014

•Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Founders Brewing has agreed to sell a 30% stake to Spain’s Mahou San Miguel Brewery for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 18, 2014

Wine Spectator: Jackson Family Buys South African Vineyard

Jackson Family Wines, which owns more than 20,000 acres of vineyards in California and around the world, is expanding to a new wine region: South Africa. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2014

Whisky Advocate Names Beam Suntory As Its Distiller Of The Year

This morning, Whisky Advocate magazine announced that Beam Suntory has been named its 2014 Distiller of the Year. Go to Whisky Advocate for the full story. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2014

Campari America To Come Under New Leadership As Danis Departs

Campari America has confirmed to SND that Roy Danis, who had served as managing director since 2012, is no longer with the company.

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Posted in News on December 17, 2014

News Briefs for December 17, 2014

•Mexcor International Wine and Spirits will have to change the name and packaging of its range of Crown Club whiskies after a federal court jury in Houston validated Diageo’s claim that the Mexcor range confused consumers and infringed upon the Crown Royal brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2014

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 17, 2014

•Boston-based Harpoon Brewery has released Tuscan Pool Party—a new wine grape-infused beer—as part of its limited edition 100 Barrel Series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2014

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