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Exclusive: U.S. Wine Market Projected To Show Slight Volume Increase, More Robust Value Growth For 2019

Faced with fierce competition from whiskies, cocktails, and other alternative drinks such as hard seltzers, the total wine industry in the United States is expected to grind out a tepid 0.3% volume increase this year to 330 million 9-liter cases, according to the latest edition of The U.S. Wine Market: Shanken’s Impact Databank Review & Forecast. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 18, 2019

News Briefs for November 18, 2019

•After counting down its Top 10 wines of 2019 last week and announcing a Bordeaux red from the St.-Julien appellation as its Wine of the Year on Friday, Wine Spectator will unveil its full Top 100 Wines of 2019 list today at top100.winespectator.com. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 18, 2019

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 18, 2019

•Founders Brewing Co. released KBS Espresso, a twist on its Bourbon barrel-aged chocolate and coffee Kentucky Breakfast Stout. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 18, 2019

News Alert: Bacardi Fully Acquires Stillhouse Spirits

Bacardi has agreed to fully acquire Stillhouse Spirits for an undisclosed sum, after previously making an investment in the brand in 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 15, 2019

Wine Spectator Set To Reveal Its Wine Of The Year

Wine Spectator will unveil its Wine of the Year for 2019 this morning at 11am Eastern at top100.winespectator.com. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 15, 2019

With Egan’s Label, Intrepid Spirits Targets Irish Whiskey’s High End

Ireland’s Intrepid Spirits is taking aim at the luxury end of the Irish whiskey category with its Egan’s brand, which specializes in single malt and single grain offerings. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 15, 2019

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