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Monthly Archive: June 2018

Constellation Sales Up 6% To $2 Billion In Fiscal First Quarter, Despite Wine And Spirits Slowdown

Constellation Brands enjoyed a strong start to its fiscal year, reporting a 6% net sales rise to just over $2 billion in the three months through May. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2018

With Play For Codorníu, The Carlyle Group Strikes Its Second Wine Deal Of 2018

The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s biggest private equity firms, has made its second acquisition this year in the premium wine space, yesterday agreeing to purchase a majority stake in family-owned Cava producer Codorníu Raventós Group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2018

News Briefs for June 29, 2018

•Three weeks after Napa’s June 5 election, the Napa County Registrar of Voters has finally certified the results of the tight race on Measure C, the ballot proposal that could have restricted vineyard development in Napa’s watersheds. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2018

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 29, 2018

•Boston, Massachusetts-based Bully Boy Distillers has launched a new small-batch gin. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2018

Rum Moves To The High End In U.S. Market

Total rum volumes in the U.S. market declined 1% to 22.7 million cases last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2018

Wine Spectator: E. & J. Gallo Buys Dave Phinney’s Locations Wine Brand

Two years after acquiring Orin Swift Cellars, E. & J. Gallo announced yesterday that it has purchased another of star winemaker Dave Phinney’s brands, Locations. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2018

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