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Monthly Archive: July 2016

News Briefs for July 28, 2016

•Piedmont’s Poderi Luigi Einaudi has purchased 22 acres of prime land in Barolo from the four brothers of the Dardo family for more than $6.5 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 28, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 28, 2016

•Craft beer production grew by an estimated 8% in the first half of 2016, according to the Brewers Association, marking a slowdown from a rate of 13% in 2015. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 28, 2016

Craft Whiskey Distillers Work To Establish American Single Malt Category

Although still a small segment of the U.S. whiskey category, American single malts are gaining prominence, thanks in part to the market’s continued interest in both brown and craft spirits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2016

Excelsior Wines Revamps Chile’s Frontera To Target Millennials

Excelsior Wines, a partnership between Concha y Toro and Banfi Vintners, has overhauled its Frontera wine brand in a bid to capture the attention of the 21-34-year-old demographic. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2016

News Briefs for July 27, 2016

•Solid growth for its core brands propelled Ste. Michelle to a 7.1% sales increase to $316 million in the first half of 2016, the Washington winemaker’s parent company—Altria Corp.—reported earlier today. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 27, 2016

•Comstock, Michigan-based Bell’s Brewery is bringing back its Octoberfest fall seasonal next month for the first time in five years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2016

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