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Daily Archive: August 7, 2014

Interview: Vintage Wine Estates President Pat Roney Discusses Ambitious Growth Plans

It’s been said that you can’t be everything to everyone, but, when it comes to U.S. wine consumers, California’s Vintage Wine Estates (VWE) appears to be putting that age-old phrase to the test. While many wine marketers focus on a particular brand or even a single varietal, VWE has rapidly built its business across three distinct segments: branded (including several brands that are co-owned with Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits), private label and direct-to-consumer. Continue reading →

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AB InBev Takes On Modelo Brands In U.S. With Launch Of Montejo

Anheuser-Busch InBev is set to launch a new brand in the U.S. market’s thriving Mexican beer category. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 7, 2014

•Consumer products company ROK Stars and its ROK Drinks division have partnered with the Humphrey Bogart Estate to launch Bogart’s Real English Gin. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for August 7, 2014

•San Diego, California’s Saint Archer Brewing Company is working on a brewery expansion this summer that will increase production by 45% to about 2,500 barrels of beer monthly. Continue reading →

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