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Daily Archive: June 28, 2011

E&J Gallo Buys Edna Valley From Diageo

E&J Gallo is set to expand its presence in California’s Central Coast with the purchase of San Luis Obispo’s Edna Valley Vineyard from Diageo Chateau & Estate and Paragon Vineyard Company, which held Edna Valley in a joint venture. Continue reading →

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Mouton Rothschild, Margaux Announce 2010 Price Increases As Cos d’Estournel Reduces

Bordeaux’s 2010 futures campaign looks to be in crescendo this week, as first-growth châteaus Margaux and Mouton-Rothschild finally released their prices, along with several other prominent players, according to the latest report in Wine Spectator. Continue reading →

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Visitors From China More Than Double At Vinexpo, To Lead All Foreign Attendees

Some 48,000 members of the wine and spirits industry gathered last week for Vinexpo, the wine world’s biannual trade fair in Bordeaux. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 28, 2011

•The Wine Group (TWG) is suing Indiana’s Tipton Spirits in a U.S. District Court in Sacramento, alleging that Tipton’s Desiree vodka brand and specifically its Cupcake and Red Velvet flavors infringe on the trademarks of The Wine Group’s Cupcake wine and vodka brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2011