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Monthly Archive: June 2019

Wine Spectator: Supreme Court Opens Door To National Wine Retailer Shipping Challenges

Earlier this week the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed, in a 7-2 ruling, a lower court’s decision on Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Russell F. Thomas (formerly v. Zackary Blair), striking down a durational-residency requirement for liquor retailers in Tennessee. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2019

Constellation’s Beer Division Drives First Quarter Results As Wine and Spirits Sales Ease

Constellation Brands posted a 2% rise in net sales to just under $2.1 billion for the three months ended in May, and operating income for the first quarter was flat at $623 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2019

News Briefs for June 28, 2019

•Shoreham, Vermont’s WhistlePig has announced FarmStock Crop 003, the final rye release in the limited edition series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2019

Interview, Part 1: Jim Sabia, CMO, Constellation Brands

Industry veteran Jim Sabia became CMO for the entire Constellation Brands portfolio of wine, beer, and spirits brands last June, after serving as CMO for the beer unit since 2009. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2019

News Briefs for June 27, 2019

•Sam’s Club has launched same-day beverage alcohol delivery at 215 of its stores. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2019

Craft Brewing And Distilling News for June 27, 2019

•Basalt, Colorado-based Woody Creek Distillers will launch its line of spirits in California on July 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2019

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