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Monthly Archive: June 2012

NEW: Craft Brewing And Distilling News for June 28, 2012

•Minnetonka, Minnesota-based craft brewer Badger Hill Brewing is rolling out its first offerings this week beginning with a launch party in St. Paul. Badger Hill’s first beer is an extra special bitter (ESB) dubbed MSB (for Minnesota special bitter). Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2012

BevMo To Open First Washington Stores On July 13

California-based beverage retailer BevMo will be opening its first two Washington stores on July 13. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2012

Walgreens To Launch Second Upscale Unit In Chicago

Walgreens has announced plans to open its second upscale unit in Chicago, in the Tribune Tower, next summer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2012

Bright Food’s Deal For Bordeaux Negoçiant DIVA Strengthens China-France Connection

In the first-ever acquisition of a Bordeaux-based negoçiant by a Chinese company, Bright Food group has purchased a 70% stake in Distribution Internationale de Vins et Alcools (DIVA). Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2012

News Briefs for June 27, 2012

Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) could spend as much as $20 billion to acquire the 50% stake in Mexico’s Grupo Modelo that it doesn’t already own, Bloomberg reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2012

NEW: Craft Brewing And Distilling News for June 27, 2012

•St. Helena, California-based Charbay Winery & Distillery, which focuses on wine and craft spirits, has been named the exclusive U.S. importer for Tequila Tapatio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2012

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