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Daily Archive: August 6, 2012

Duboeuf Eyes Vineyard Acquisitions, Prepares New Extension To HobNob Label

Amid intense pressure from the onslaught of New World wines over the past decade, one of France’s pioneering brands in the U.S. market, Georges Duboeuf, has lost more than half its volume, slipping from 1.1 million cases in 2002 to around 400,000 currently. Continue reading →

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Winebow Expands In Illinois With Vintage Wines Buy

New Jersey-based importer and wholesaler Winebow is set to expand in the key Illinois market, agreeing to acquire fellow importer and wholesaler Vintage Wines LLC for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 6, 2012

•The Bourbon (+11.3%), Irish whiskey (+24.7%) and vodka (+7.4%) categories continued to drive U.S. spirits growth in Nielsen channels in the three months through July 21. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for August 6, 2012

•Colorado’s Oskar Blues Brewery is set to begin production at its Brevard, North Carolina-based site this December, according to local news reports. Continue reading →

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