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Daily Archive: July 24, 2012

Interview: Tuthilltown Spirits Co-Founder Ralph Erenzo

Gardiner, New York-based Tuthilltown Spirits, located in the heart of the Hudson River Valley, was founded by Ralph Erenzo and Vicki Morgan. In 2001, the two partners acquired property in Gardiner which included the nationally landmarked Tuthilltown Gristmill. After converting one of the mill’s granaries into a distillery, they began producing spirits in 2004. Continue reading →

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Trinchero Enters Spirits With Cruz Tequila

Napa’s Trinchero Family Estates is joining the growing ranks of wine marketers opting to enter the spirits industry, announcing the addition of Cruz Tequila to its portfolio. Continue reading →

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Ste. Michelle Volume Up 4% In First Half

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates saw higher volume and higher prices result in an 11% jump in net revenue to $241 million over its fiscal first half, ended June 30. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 24, 2012

•New York-based Panache Beverages is in talks to acquire Auckland, New Zealand-based VnC Cocktails. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for July 24, 2012

•Athens, Georgia-based Terrapin Beer Co. (minority owned by MillerCoors) and San Francisco’s Shmaltz Brewing Co. have partnered to create Reunion Ale 2012. Continue reading →

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