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News Alert: Delicato To Acquire Coppola, Boosting Premium Stable

Delicato Family Wines has agreed to acquire Francis Ford Coppola Winery, significantly bolstering Delicato’s premium portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2021

Wine-Based Cocktails Drive Interest, As Wine Looks To Expand Its Audience

As the summer-selling season began in earnest and the demand for pre-packaged drinks continues to trend up, leading wine marketers have been busy maneuvering amidst a tricky economic landscape—trying to bridge the gap between the general market and craft cocktail enthusiasts. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2021

News Briefs for June 24, 2021

•Smirnoff is introducing a line of Pink Lemonade variants across its vodka, flavored malt beverage and hard seltzer ranges. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2021

Pernod Ricard Projects 16% Profit Jump As Business Accelerates

With business conditions continuing to improve across its global footprint, Pernod Ricard says it’s now expecting profit from recurring operations for its fiscal year ending this month to be up in the range of 16%, up from the previous marker of 10% set down in April. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2021

Wine Spectator: OperaWine Unites Top Winemakers for a Gala Tasting in Verona

On Saturday, June 19, OperaWine gathered 186 top Italian wine producers for a gala tasting in Verona. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2021

News Briefs for June 23, 2021

•When Covid-19 slammed the brakes on normal life last March, consumers in control states shifted gears and began stocking home bars with their favorite spirits in the face of lockdown restrictions. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2021

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