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Daily Archive: May 9, 2014

Whyte & Mackay To Be Acquired By Philippines’ Emperador

Philippines-based drinks group Emperador has agreed to acquire Whyte & Mackay, the Scotch whisky business of Diageo-controlled United Spirits Ltd. (USL) for $726 million, including debt. Continue reading →

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Wine And Spirits Delivery Company Thirstie Expands To Chicago And Los Angeles

Less than three months after it debuted in New York, wine and spirits delivery service Thirstie is expanding this month to Chicago and Los Angeles. Continue reading →

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Single-Serve Wine Producer Zipz Goes National, Targets 100,000 Cases For 2014

Launched in April 2013, single-serve wine specialists Zipz Wine initially focused distribution on stadiums and other large venues, but as demand for outdoor-friendly, single-serve wines continues to grow, the company’s reach is expanding. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 9, 2014

•Old Nassau Imports, LLC has appointed D. Ross Arthurs as chief executive officer, succeeding previous CEO and co-founder Dr. Malcolm Lloyd, who died in an automobile accident last month. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 9, 2014

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) reported continued sales and volume growth for the first quarter of 2014 ended March 31, the first quarter under a new executive leadership team. Continue reading →

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