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Daily Archive: June 25, 2018

Top Champagne Marketers Toast Bubbly’s U.S. Bounce

Champagne continues to surge in the U.S. market, propelled by a growing thirst for sparkling wines and a tilt toward higher-end offerings. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: 2017 Bordeaux Futures Wind Down With Merchants Reporting Low Interest

Bordeaux’s 2017 futures campaign is winding down quietly. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 25, 2018

•Diageo has partnered with Philadelphia’s Quaker City Mercantile to release Quaker City Shrubs, a new line of ready-to-drink offerings made with apple cider vinegar. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 25, 2018

•Newport, Oregon’s Rogue Ales & Spirits has released Marionberry Sour, a new ale brewed with fruit from Rogue Farms. Continue reading →

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Edrington Sees Full-Year Sales Rise 7%, Puts Cutty Sark, Glenturret On The Selling Block

Boosted by high-end single malts The Macallan and Highland Park, Edrington’s revenues rose 7% at constant currency to £707 million ($940m) for its fiscal year through March, with profit before tax increasing 3% to £195 million ($259m). Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 25, 2018

Beam Suntory To Halt Sales Of Two High-End Japanese Whiskies Amid Shortage

With Japanese whisky surging in recent years and pressuring supply, Beam Suntory is set to temporarily discontinue its luxury-level Hakushu 12-year-old and Hibiki 17-year-old labels due to production constraints. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 25, 2018

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