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Monthly Archive: February 2016

Oregon Wine’s U.S. Sales Poised To Cross 3 Million Cases

It took from 2000 to 2011 for Oregon wine to rise from 1 million cases to 2 million cases in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 29, 2016

News Briefs for February 29, 2016

•Blackberry Farm proprietor Sam Beall, who turned a small Tennessee inn into a first-class food destination with one of the world’s best wine programs, died February 25 in a skiing accident in Colorado. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 29, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 29, 2016

•Wyoming Whiskey is entering several new Southeastern markets this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 29, 2016

Wine Spectator: China’s Internet Billionaire Buys Bordeaux Château For More Than $16M

Jack Ma, the founder and chairman of Alibaba and one of the richest men in China, has quietly begun a campaign to acquire Bordeaux wineries, completing a deal to buy Château de Sours, a 198-acre estate in Entre-Deux-Mers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2016

News Briefs for February 26, 2016

•Rodney Williams has been named CMO and EVP, Brands, at Moët Hennessy North America. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 26, 2016

•Vermont-based Silo Distillery has launched a new Cucumber vodka, retailing at $30 a bottle. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2016

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