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Daily Archive: September 27, 2012

Exclusive: Constellation’s Primal Roots, Dreaming Tree Strike Chord With Consumers

Constellation’s recent new product blitz—including the planned introduction of around 70 new labels in its 2012 and 2013 fiscal years—has already spawned several wines that are showing strong potential. Continue reading →

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Charmer Acquires Remaining Half Of Virginia’s Associated Distributors

Charmer Sunbelt Group has agreed to acquire the remaining 50% of Virginia’s Associated Distributors that it didn’t already own from Associated partners D.J. “Jimmy” Rogers and his sister and business partner Lynn Rogers. Continue reading →

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Jean Taittinger, Long-Time Co-Owner of Champagne Taittinger, Dies At 89

Jean Taittinger, honorary chairman of Champagne Taittinger, passed away September 23 at the age of 89. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for September 27, 2012

•Germany-based retailer Aldi, whose flagship retail brand has been expanding across the U.S. at a frenetic pace, is reported to be eyeing entry into California. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for September 27, 2012

•Virginia’s Starr Hill Brewery is expanding into the Philadelphia market beginning in October. Continue reading →

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