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Daily Archive: February 2, 2012

Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Shows Potential

Single Pot Still Irish whiskey is still barely a niche in the U.S. market. Right now it’s represented by just one brand—Redbreast from Pernod Ricard’s Irish Distillers unit. Continue reading →

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Jackson Family Adds To Australian Holdings With Acquisition of Hickinbotham Vineyard

Jackson Family Estates has expanded its Australian operation, acquiring Hickinbotham Vineyard at Clarendon in the McLaren Vale region of South Australia for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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Argentina’s Bottled Wine Exports Decline By Volume But Still Show Strong Growth By Value

Global bottled wine exports from Argentina last year declined in volume for the first time since 2002, but still enjoyed a double-digit increase in value. Continue reading →

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After Deal for Steltzner Vineyards, Plumpjack Will Seek To Acquire Other Napa Properties

Plumpjack Group, the wine and hospitality company founded by California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and billionaire philanthropist Gordon Getty, has acquired a prime property in Napa’s Stags Leap District for a new winery. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 2, 2012

•Whisky Advocate has named Elijah Craig Barrel No. 3735 as its American Whiskey of the Year. Continue reading →

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