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Daily Archive: September 26, 2014

Treasury Wine Estates Said To Receive Formal Offers From KKR, TPG

Two private equity firms launched formal bids for Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) earlier today, according to Australian press reports. Continue reading →

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Flavored Spirits Offerings Adapt As Consumer Tastes Evolve

Confectionary offerings drove the flavored spirits category to new heights in recent years, but the latest crop of flavor expression is showing its maturity with more complex tastes and broader appeal. Continue reading →

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Brown-Forman Backs Old Forester With $30 Million Distillery Investment

Brown-Forman is planning to open a new distillery and visitor center for its Old Forester Bourbon on Louisville’s Main Street that should allow it to double production of the growing brand. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for September 26, 2014

•Heineken USA is bringing back its Beers of Mexico variety pack ahead of the holiday season, including a new limited edition brew, Dos Equis Invierno, which is described as a seasonal medium-bodied winter bock. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 26, 2014

•San Diego, California’s Saint Archer Brewing Company is offering its popular specialty brew Coffee Brown in bottles for the first time. Continue reading →

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