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Daily Archive: December 18, 2017

Interview: Cape Classics Chairman & CEO Andre Shearer

New York City-based Cape Classics is the leading U.S. importer of South African wines, with volume at just above 300,000 cases for 2017. The company also imports a small but growing stable of French wines. Cape Classics chairman and CEO Andre Shearer met recently with SND assistant editor Shane English to discuss the state of South African wine and prospects for the company’s expanding French portfolio. Continue reading →

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Diageo Unveils Latest Orphan Barrel Whisky

Diageo has officially launched Entrapment, a new Canadian offering under its Orphan Barrel collection of limited whiskies. Continue reading →

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Pop-Up Bars Enlivening The Holiday Spirit Across The U.S. Market

Bar operators around the country have captured the holiday spirit by transforming their venues into festive pop-ups, complete with new names and new seasonal drinks menus. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 18, 2017

•Burgundy exports rose 7.9% to €636.1 million ($750m) in the nine months through September, with the U.S.—the region’s top export destination—playing a key role in the upswing. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 18, 2017

•Oregon’s Rogue Ales & Spirits will launch Straight Outta Newport double IPA in January. Continue reading →

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