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Daily Archive: December 5, 2011

Consumers Embrace Italian Wine’s New Varietals And Offerings

Retailers and restaurant wine directors say U.S. consumers are becoming more experimental with Italian wine, particularly with regard to lesser-known grape varieties, taking chances on types that are largely unknown on a global scale. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 5, 2011

Nielsen: Prepared Cocktails, Flavored Vodkas, Irish Whiskey Still Drive Off-Premise Growth

Total spirits sales grew 2.8% by volume in the 52-week period ending November 12, 2011 to 57.7 million cases, according to the latest figures from Nielsen. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 5, 2011

•Pernod Ricard’s Kahlúa liqueur brand has partnered with Food Network chef Marcela Valladolid for the launch of the Delicioso Brunch Club. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 5, 2011