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Daily Archive: July 23, 2019

News Alert: Constellation Brands Takes Minority Stake in Montanya Distillers

Constellation Brands has acquired a minority stake in Colorado’s Montanya Distillers. Continue reading →

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Vodka’s Super-Premium Leaders Aim To Reignite The Category

While vodka’s high end has faced challenges from whiskies and premium-priced domestic brands like Tito’s, the top upscale imported offerings combined to achieve positive volume growth last year. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 23, 2019

•Laphroaig Cairdeas, NAS Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or, and new whiskies from Loch Lomond, Distell, and Leopold Bros. are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest whiskey roundup. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 23, 2019

•Founders Brewing Co. has revealed the fourth 2019 installment in its Barrel-Aged Series, Underground Mountain Brown. Continue reading →

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House Of Saka, A New Cannabis-Infused Wine Player, Looks To Pioneer A Burgeoning Category

The cannabis beverage category is still in its infancy. With some of the most visible brands emulating craft beer and appealing primarily to young men, the new House of Saka cannabis-infused wine label—launching in California in mid-August—will seek to draw in female consumers, particularly those attracted to a more sophisticated product. Continue reading →

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Curaleaf’s Deal For Grassroots Creates Formidable U.S. Player

Already among the top U.S.-based cannabis companies, Wakefield, Massachusetts-based Curaleaf is set to expand even further with a deal to acquire GR Companies for $875 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 23, 2019

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