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Daily Archive: July 12, 2011

Texas Shows Sharp Volume Increases In 2011 As Top Retailers Expand Across State

In the first half of 2011, wine, spirits and beer sales in Texas have shown significant acceleration, according to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 12, 2011

Spirits Up Nearly 3 Percent, Wine Nearly 4 Percent In Latest Nielsen Data

Spirits and table wine sales enjoyed solid off-premise growth both in recent weeks and over the past year, according to Nielsen. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 12, 2011

Master Sommelier Madeline Triffon Joins Retailer Plum Market To Direct Wine Operations

Madeline Triffon has taken a new job as master sommelier at Plum Market, the Michigan-based gourmet retailer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 12, 2011

News Briefs for July 12, 2011

Diageo expects emerging markets to contribute half of all company revenue within five years, the company’s Asia-Pacific president Gilbert Ghostine told Dow Jones today. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 12, 2011