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Daily Archive: October 18, 2013

Cognac’s Fortunes Rise In U.S., As Asia Slows

Cognac’s popularity in Asia had been on such a steep upward curve in recent years that some analysts were predicting a supply shortage for the U.S. Continue reading →

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Amazon Expands Its Wine Retailing Reach To 20 States

Amazon Wine has started shipping to four new states—New York, Michigan, Arizona and Louisiana—bringing its total reach to 20 states and Washington, D.C. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Italian Authorities Expand Barolo’s Most Famous Vineyard

Barolo’s most famous vineyard, Cannubi, is set to expand, provoking mixed reaction from local winemakers. Continue reading →

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McCormick Distilling Targets American Whiskey, Spiced Rum Segments With New Brands

Missouri-based McCormick Distilling has unveiled two new brands, Triple Crown Whiskey and Hook’s Spiced rum. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 18, 2013

•France’s Languedoc region is enjoying rising fortunes in the U.S., with volume up 12% to 15,000 hectoliters (167,000 nine-liter cases) in the first five months of 2013, according to UbiFrance. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 18, 2013

•Belgian brewer Duvel Moortgat has acquired Kansas City, Missouri-based Boulevard Brewing Co. and will add the craft brewer’s beers to its Duvel Moortgat USA stable. Continue reading →

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