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Daily Archive: May 14, 2014

U.S. Surpasses France As Top Global Wine Market, As China Suffers First Decline In Years

The U.S. overtook France as the world’s largest wine market last year, with volume up 1% to 329 million cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

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Cider Marketers Bolster Rising Category With Major Ad Support

With hard cider sales rising quickly, led by Boston Beer Co.’s Angry Orchard brand, major producers are hitting the market with new promotional campaigns for spring and summer. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 14, 2014

•Livermore, California-based Wente Vineyards has revamped the packaging for its flagship wine portfolio. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 14, 2014

•Kansas City, Missouri’s Boulevard Brewing and Fort Collins, Colorado’s Odell Brewing will release a collaborative English Strong Ale in November to mark both breweries’ 25th anniversary. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 14, 2014