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Monthly Archive: March 2018

Wine Spectator: Will China’s Threatened Tariffs Hurt American Wine?

Could American wine end up collateral damage in a trade war between two of the world’s biggest wine-consuming nations? Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 30, 2018

Johnson Brothers Expands In North Carolina, Acquiring Mutual Distributing

Johnson Brothers, one of the U.S. market’s leading beverage alcohol wholesalers, is expanding its footprint in North Carolina with the acquisition of wine and beer distributor Mutual Distributing. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 30, 2018

News Briefs for March 30, 2018

•Rutherford-based Provenance Vineyards, part of the Treasury Wine Estates portfolio, is launching a new Carneros Chardonnay. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 30, 2018

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 30, 2018

•Constellation-owned Ballast Point has announced the national launch of Aloha Sculpin IPA, the brewery’s newest seasonal release. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 30, 2018

Constellation’s Sales Rise 3% For Fiscal Year, As Meiomi, Mexican Beers Drive Gains

Constellation Brands saw rapid growth across its Mexican beer portfolio and premiumization in wine and spirits yield solid gains in its fiscal year ended in February. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 29, 2018

Craft Beer Tops 25 Million Barrels, With Local Breweries Leading Growth

Craft beer growth slowed again in 2017 on a percentage basis, but the category still advanced by 5% to 25.4 million barrels in the U.S. last year, according to the Brewers Association, as consumers continued to gravitate toward local craft brewers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 29, 2018

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