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Monthly Archive: December 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 26, 2017

•Seattle-based Counterbalance Brewing Co. has released seasonal offering Samsparilla Stout. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 26, 2017

Interview, Part 2: Hess Family Wine Estates

In the second part of our interview with Napa’s Hess Family Wine Estates, chairman and CEO Timothy Persson, COO John Grant and CMO Nicole Carter discuss growth trends in the direct-to-consumer segment as well as plans to add agency brands to the portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 22, 2017

James E. Pepper Distillery Launches Production In Kentucky

James Pepper Distilling Co., maker of the James E. Pepper “1776” whiskey range, has fermented, distilled and barreled its first batch of Bourbon at the James E. Pepper Distillery in Lexington, Kentucky. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 22, 2017

News Briefs for December 22, 2017

•With rosé wines booming, MillerCoors will launch Crispin Rosé cider nationwide on January 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 22, 2017

Craft Brewing And Distilling News For December 22, 2017

•Missouri-based contract brewer and taproom owner Brew Hub has announced a new location in St. Louis, set to open in February. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 22, 2017

Napa Valley’s Hess Family Wine Estates Looks To The Future

Hess Family Wine Estates has been on a mission to revamp and premiumize its portfolio over the past few years, with fifth-generation family leader Timothy Persson driving change across the business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 21, 2017

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