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Monthly Archive: July 2017

Interview: ABC Fine Wine & Spirits CMO Bob Gibson

Orlando-based ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, a 75-year-old privately held retail chain, has 125 locations across the state of Florida.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2017

News Briefs for July 31, 2017

•New Jersey-based Royal Wine Corp. has extended its Bartenura brand with a new Sparkling Moscato Rosé, retailing at $14.99 a 750-ml. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 31, 2017

•After a challenging first quarter, Boston Beer showed signs of recovery in its second quarter ended in June, posting a revenue rise of 1% to $247.9 million on the same period last year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2017

Backed By Beam Suntory, Sipsmith Gin Plans U.S. Expansion

Beam Suntory acquired a controlling stake in U.K. craft gin label Sipsmith late last year, aiming to grow the brand in gin’s fast-growing super-premium segment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 28, 2017

Wine Spectator: Longtime Partners Purchase Oregon Pinot Noir Star Adelsheim Vineyard

Nearly five decades after founding one of Oregon’s leading Pinot Noir labels, David Adelsheim is stepping back from his eponymous winery. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 28, 2017

ABI’s U.S. Revenue, Sales Slide In First Half

Amid a difficult beer market, Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) saw its U.S. revenues decline 1.3% for the first half of the year, as sales-to-retailers fell 3%. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 28, 2017

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