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Daily Archive: July 6, 2011

California’s 2009 Pinot Noirs Might Be Best Ever, Wine Spectator Says

Wine Spectator is completing its work on rating California’s 2009 Pinot Noirs, and Senior Editor and lead California taster James Laube says more than 50 percent of the Pinots reviewed thus far have been ranked outstanding or better (90 points and above)—an unprecedented number. Continue reading →

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Treasury Share Price In Roller Coaster Ride As Takeover Rumors Drive The Market

Shares of Treasury Wine Estates closed at A$3.50 ($3.74) Wednesday on the Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney, down 2.51% as the share price continued to tumble following Tuesday’s denial by China-based Bright Food Group that it was planning a bid for the company. Continue reading →

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After Record Year, PLCB Chairman Says Premiumization Will Be Key To Further Gains

Following yesterday’s announcement of a 4% sales increase to $1.96 billion in the year through June at the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB), chairman Patrick “P.J.” Stapleton III told Shanken News Daily that future growth will depend on consumer trading-up patterns. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 6, 2011

•Italy’s Gruppo Campari is on the acquisition hunt, chief executive Bob Kunze-Concewitz told the Wall Street Journal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 6, 2011