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Monthly Archive: September 2012

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 →

Posted in News on September 27, 2012

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 →

Posted in News on September 27, 2012

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 →

Posted in News on September 27, 2012

Harpoon Brewery Boosts Capacity, Sees Double-Digit Growth Continuing

Boston-based Harpoon Brewery is expanding production capacity and now projects double-digit growth for 2012 to nearly 200,000 barrels, co-founder Rich Doyle tells Shanken News Daily. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 26, 2012

News Briefs for September 26, 2012

Pernod Ricard USA has added two new brands from Pernod’s Corby Distilleries unit in Canada: Wiser’s Canadian whisky and Polar Ice vodka. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 26, 2012

Craft Brewing And Distilling News for September 26, 2012

•Hood River, Oregon’s Full Sail Brewing has introduced Hopfenfrisch Pilsner-style lager as part of its Brewmaster Reserve series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 26, 2012

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