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Daily Archive: September 10, 2019

“Hot Prospect” Wines Highlight Wealth Of Emerging Premium Brands

An onslaught of new brands—17 in total, almost all from California—characterizes Impact’s latest domestic wine “Hot Prospects” list, which features an additional 11 returning labels from last year. Continue reading →

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Whisky Advocate: Smooth Ambler Brings Back Old Scout Bourbon

These days, a new whisky comes out practically every day—sometimes a dozen or more a week. Store shelves are crowded with more bottles than ever before. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for September 10, 2019

•Bacardi will donate $1 million in cash and other assistance to disaster relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Dorian’s devastation of the Bahamas. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 10, 2019

•Louisville, Kentucky’s Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has added a new apple brandy to its spirits portfolio. Continue reading →

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CannTrust Cuts 20% Of Staff As New Revelations Fuel Scandal

Embattled Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust laid off 20% of its staff—approximately 180 people—on Thursday as fallout from its cultivation violations continues apace. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for September 10, 2019

•California cannabis producer and retailer Shryne Group has hired Elizabeth Baron as CMO. Continue reading →

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