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Daily Archive: September 13, 2012

E&J Gallo Says New Amsterdam Vodka Is Fastest To 1 Million Cases

E&J Gallo’s New Amsterdam vodka brand has been on the market less than a year, but the drinks giant says the brand has already crossed 1 million cases in annual sales, becoming the fastest spirits brand to hit that mark, and surpassing its forerunner New Amsterdam gin in the process. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Accused Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan Fighting Feds’ Case

Accused wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan, currently being held without bail at a Brooklyn federal detention facility, is working to have evidence of a laboratory for fake wines in his home excluded from his trial. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for September 13, 2012

•Boisset Family Estates is nearing completion of its renovation of the 155-year-old Buena Vista Winery in Sonoma and will resume winemaking in small amounts there this fall for the first time in two decades, reports the Associated Press. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for September 13, 2012

•Central California’s Firestone Walker Brewing Co. has begun production at its recently completed, 60 barrel brewhouse. Continue reading →

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