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Daily Archive: June 23, 2011

Craft Beer Boom Propels New Belgium To New Heights

With sales volume of more than 9.1 million (2.25-gallon) cases last year, New Belgium Brewing is the third largest craft brewer in the United States, despite distribution in only half of the country. The brewer of Fat Tire Amber Ale, the Fort Collins, Colorado brewery celebrates its 20th anniversary this month, and expects to enter Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC this summer. Shanken News Daily recently spoke with Kim Jordan, co-founder and CEO, about New Belgium’s plans to further expand distribution. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2011

Premium Argentine Winery Argento Targets U.S.

Mendoza’s Argento Wine Company is a well-established international player, selling 750,000 cases annually across 55 countries, but it’s only now training its focus on the U.S., where the Argentine wine category has never been hotter. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2011

News Briefs for June 23, 2011

• Racing legend Mario Andretti’s Napa Valley Andretti Winery is set to get a capital injection from San Francisco wine investment firm Bacchus Capital, the partnership between former Seagram Chateau & Estate president Sam Bronfman II and investment bankers Peter Kaufman and Henry Owsley. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2011