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Daily Archive: September 17, 2014

As Scotland’s Vote On Independence Nears, Scotch Whisky Industry Faces Uncertainty

With Scotland voters set to go to the polls tomorrow, Scotch whisky’s biggest players have mostly refrained from taking an official position on the country’s independence referendum. Continue reading →

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Jackson Family Opens New Unit, West Burgundy Wine Group

Sonoma County-based Jackson Family Wines is opening a new division, West Burgundy Wine Group, focused exclusively on estate-grown, site-specific wines crafted from classic Burgundian varieties. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for September 17, 2014

•Research has been mixed on whether consumers are willing to pay more for eco-labeled wines, and yet the number of wineries adopting sustainable practices continues to rise. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 17, 2014

•Delaware craft brewer Dogfish Head is expanding its distilling activities with the addition of a twin 500-gallon copper pot still and a 26-foot column still acquired from Louisville’s Vendome Copper & Brassworks. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 17, 2014