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Daily Archive: June 17, 2019

Exclusive: Cuervo Sharpens Focus On 100%-Blue Agave Tradicional With Multi-Million Dollar Campaign

With 100%-blue agave Tequilas soaring in the U.S., market leader Jose Cuervo is turning up the volume on its higher-priced Tradicional tier with a new multi-million dollar ad campaign called the “Father of Tequila.” Continue reading →

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Whisky Advocate On Pernod’s Investment In Rabbit Hole Distilling

Rabbit Hole Distillery announced Friday that it has sold a majority stake to drinks giant Pernod Ricard, a move that will allow the Kentucky whiskey maker to expand its reach far beyond its current footprint. Continue reading →

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Texas Raises Retail Liquor License Limit

Texas governor Greg Abbott has signed into law a measure that vastly expands the number of retail liquor licenses an individual may own in the Lone Star State. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 17, 2019

•Donald Patz, founder of Sonoma County’s Patz and Hall, has returned to the wine world three years after selling Patz and Hall to Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for June 17, 2019

•Downingtown, Pennsylvania-based Victory Brewing Company is relaunching its annual Summer Love Golden Ale along with two limited releases. Continue reading →

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