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Daily Archive: May 29, 2014

Diageo Announces $115 Million Kentucky Distillery Project

Diageo has unveiled plans to invest an estimated $115 million in a new, 1.8-million-gallon (750,000 nine-liter case) distillery in Shelby County, Kentucky. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Charles Banks Firm Buys Big Stake in Napa’s Whetstone Cellars

Winery investor Charles Banks is making two moves with the hiring of one winemaker, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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Vintage Wine Estates Adds 300,000 Cases With Canopy Management Acquisition

Santa Rosa, California’s Vintage Wine Estates has acquired 300,000-case Napa wine marketer Canopy Management for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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Southern Shakes Up Commercial Structure

Southern Wine & Spirits (SWS) is revamping its commercial organizational structure, effective immediately. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 29, 2014

•Sidney Frank Importing Company has been named the exclusive importer of Germany’s Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin for the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, effective immediately. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 29, 2014

•Chandler, Arizona’s SanTan Brewing Company is launching its SunSpot Gold ale in 12-ounce cans, adding to its canned beer lineup. Continue reading →

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