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Breakthru Makes Offer For Empire Amid Controversy

Breakthru Beverage Group has made an offer to acquire New York’s Empire Merchants, in a blockbuster move that would make Breakthru the U.S. market’s second-largest spirits and wine distributor.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 11, 2016

News Briefs for July 6, 2016

•Veteran drinks journalist Jeffery Lindenmuth has been named executive editor of Whisky Advocate, part of the M. Shanken Communications group of publications, effective August 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 6, 2016

News Briefs for June 30, 2016

•Paul Draper, CEO and winemaker of California’s Ridge Vineyards, is stepping back from day-to-day management of the company, which he joined in 1969. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 30, 2016

RNDC Indicted On Federal Smuggling Charges, But CEO Proclaims Company’s Innocence

Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC), the country’s second-largest spirits and wine wholesaler, has been indicted on federal liquor smuggling charges, but RNDC president and CEO Tom Cole insists the company—and the three employees who were also indicted—are innocent. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 25, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 24, 2016

•This summer, Maxwelton, West Virginia-based Smooth Ambler Spirits will release a sourced American whiskey made in Tennessee. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 24, 2016

News Briefs for January 6, 2016

•A U.S. appeals court has ruled that a Russian state-owned company has standing to sue Stolichnaya’s U.S. marketers in federal court. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 6, 2016

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