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Monthly Archive: September 2018

As Their Mainstream Brands Struggle, Beer Wholesalers Turn To Spirits And Wine

Earlier this year, Constellation Brands made news with its move to transition its wine and spirits brands from Young’s Market Co. to Columbia Distributing in the Pacific Northwest.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 26, 2018

Texas Vodka Western Son Boosts Capacity Amid Rapid Growth

Pilot Point, Texas-based vodka brand Western Son, an Impact “Hot Prospect,” has broken ground on a new expansion of its distillery, with an eye toward keeping pace with rising demand and upgrading its tourism facilities. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 26, 2018

News Briefs for September 26, 2018

•Bermuda-based Goslings rum has introduced a new single barrel expression. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 26, 2018

U.S. Market’s Top Single Malt Brands In Growth Mode

While the overall Scotch whisky market in the U.S. slipped 3% to 7.56 million cases last year—weighed down by the struggling blended segment—single malt Scotch continues to advance, rising by 4.5% to nearly 1.7 million cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 25, 2018

News Briefs for September 25, 2018

•California organic wine label Bonterra, part of Concha y Toro’s Fetzer Vineyards portfolio, has extended its lineup with Young Red, a light-bodied red that’s meant to be served chilled. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 25, 2018

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 25, 2018

•Charlottesville, Virginia-based Ragged Branch Distillery has introduced Wheated Straight Virginia Bourbon. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 25, 2018

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