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Daily Archive: March 5, 2015

Banking On Mixology Trend, Italian Bitters Proliferate In U.S.

After years of stagnant growth, the Italian bitters-liqueurs category is now blossoming in the U.S. market, driven by current mixology trends and maturing consumer palates. Continue reading →

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Peter Cressy To Step Down As DISCUS CEO

Peter Cressy has announced he will step down as CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) at the end of 2015, a position in which he’s served for 16 years. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for March 5, 2015

•Ste. Michelle Wine Estates’ Washington wine brand 14 Hands has partnered with the Kentucky Derby to debut a new limited edition red blend. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 5, 2015

•Portland, Maine’s Peak Organic Brewing Company is eyeing the growing trend of sessionable beers with its latest release of Peak Nitro Stout. Continue reading →

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