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Tag Archive: Binny’s Beverage Depot

With 40th Store Set To Open Binny’s Reinforces Its Market Leadership

Known for its vast selection of wine, spirits, beer, and cigars, Binny’s Beverage Depot operates 38 locations across the greater Chicago area, with two new stores—in Joliet and Evanston, Illinois—slated to open by the end of the year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 17, 2018

Wine Spectator: Do American Consumers Want Bordeaux’s Latest Vintage Yet?

Last week on the Place de Bordeaux, the exchange where Bordeaux’s négociants buy and sell wines, Châteaus Palmer and Valandraud surprised many by getting an early start on the 2017 futures campaign. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 30, 2018

Interview: Binny’s Brett Pontoni Discusses The Brown Spirits Boom

Chicago-based retail giant Binny’s Beverage Depot has placed a big bet on brown spirits over recent years, building up its inventory of mainstream, craft and rare offerings, and investing in its Whiskey Hotline, manned by a dedicated staff of full-time professionals. With its Scotch, Bourbon and Cognac sales surging, the 35-store chain is now seeing brown spirits enthusiasm extend to Armagnac, American brandy and rum. SND senior editor Christina Jelski recently caught up with Binny’s spirits buyer Brett Pontoni to talk trends in the booming brown spirits arena. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2017

Binny’s Hits Legislative Roadblock In Indiana

Chicago-based Binny’s Beverage Depot has suspended its Indiana expansion plans following recent legislation blocking the retailer’s entry into the state. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 21, 2016

News Briefs for March 2, 2016

•Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) is another step closer to sealing its pending $107 billion acquisition of SABMiller. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 2, 2016

News Briefs for February 11, 2016

•The dilemma facing bankrupt Premier Cru, once a titan among wine retailers, boasting customers all over the globe, has taken a turn for the worse. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2016

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