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News Briefs for August 25, 2016

•Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits, a division of Southern Glazer’s, has made several new executive appointments. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 25, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 25, 2016

•Charlottesville, Virginia-based Starr Hill Brewery has added two new fall offerings—Last Leaf Maple Brown Ale and Basketcase American Helles—to its seasonal lineup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 25, 2016

Total Wine Sues Connecticut Over Minimum Pricing

Asserting “price-fixing by wholesalers and retailers,” Total Wine & More is challenging Connecticut’s mandatory minimum pricing rules on wine and spirits on the grounds that the state’s regulations constitute “a restraint of trade and a violation of the federal Sherman anti-trust act.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2016

South African Wine Shows Double-Digit Progress

While South African wine sales have largely been stuck in neutral in the U.S. for the past several years, the category has posted stronger results in recent months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2016

News Briefs for August 24, 2016

•Florida-based importer Enovation Brands, known for wine labels like Voga Italia, Luna di Luna and Ca’ Montini, is entering the spirits market with the launch of Zamaca ($24), a liqueur produced from Peruvian Maca root. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 24, 2016

•Juneau-based Alaskan Brewing Company is releasing Heritage Coffee Brown Ale as its fall seasonal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2016

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