Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer business

Daily Archive: August 7, 2015

Vinho Verde Climbs Past A Half-Million Cases, Helping To Raise Portugal’s Profile

Wines from Portugal’s Vinho Verde region continue to carve out steady progress in the U.S. market, recording a 19% volume gain between 2010 and 2014, according to the Commissão de Viticultura da Região Vinhos Verdes. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 7, 2015

Brown-Forman Sets Plans For New Upscale Releases In The Fall

Brown-Forman is expanding its Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select brand, available at 45% abv and priced around $200, with a more limited label this fall called Sinatra Century (this is the centenary year of the singer’s birth), distilled at 50% abv and priced at $500 a 750-ml. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 7, 2015

News Briefs for August 7, 2015

•MillerCoors’s net sales slipped 0.2% in the group’s second quarter ended June 30, but net income rose 9.3% to $487.2 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 7, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for Friday, August 7, 2015

•Colorado’s Oskar Blues Brewery is introducing a new year-round canned IPA this month. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 7, 2015