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News Briefs for December 10, 2018

•In case you missed it, Altria, the parent company of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates as well as Marlboro, on Friday announced a $1.8 billion investment in Canadian cannabis company Cronos Group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 10, 2018

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 10, 2018

•Craft brewing powerhouse New Belgium Brewing has released the first in its new Up Next series, Brut IPA (6.7%-abv), now available nationwide. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 10, 2018

News Alert: Altria Makes $1.8 Billion Investment in Cannabis

Altria, the parent company of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Marlboro, has announced a $1.8 billion investment in Canadian cannabis company Cronos Group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 7, 2018

Interview, Part 1: Wente Family Estates President Amy Hoopes

Livermore, California-based Wente Family Estates has annual volume of about 650,000 cases in the U.S., excluding its private label production, with key brands including Wente Vineyards, Murrieta’s Well, and Entwine. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 7, 2018

Edrington Names McCroskie As New CEO

Edrington has announced that longtime CEO Ian Curle is stepping down in March 2019, after 32 years with the company. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 7, 2018

Constellation To Invest $100 million In Women’s Startups

Constellation Brands has pledged to invest $100 million over the next decade in businesses founded or run by women. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 7, 2018

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