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Monthly Archive: December 2019

Illinois Adult-Use Market Set To Launch Tomorrow, With Heavy Demand Anticipated

With Illinois’ adult-use cannabis market kicking off tomorrow, key industry players are bracing for strong demand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2019

Cannabis Briefs for December 31, 2019

•Canopy Growth has launched First & Free, a new line of hemp-derived CBD products, in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2019

The New War Against Wine, An Open Letter From Marvin R. Shanken

Wine is under attack. The biggest threat to the wine business today is an increase in tariffs on imported wines. As many of you know, the first tariff increase has already taken effect: As of late October, it adds 25% to the cost importers pay for most wines and spirits imported from many European producers. This tariff could have a chilling effect on European wine sales in the coming months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2019

On-Premise Focus Drives Rising U.S. Interest For The Royal Tokaji

One of the most esteemed international wines dating back centuries, Hungary’s Tokaji was devastated by political upheaval and subsequent state control during the 20th century. But since 1990, wineries like Wilson Daniels-imported Royal Tokaji have been devoting themselves to rebuilding the region’s standing, both with its signature sweet aszú wines as well as dry offerings made from the Furmint grape. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2019

News Briefs for December 31, 2019

•Beverage alcohol delivery provider Drizly is expanding its footprint in the Louisiana market via a new partnership with retailer Shop Rite & Tobacco Plus. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2019

Aperol, Campari Benefit As Consumer Palates Continue To Evolve

As U.S. consumers continue to widen their repertoires and explore increasingly diverse taste profiles, Campari America has been capitalizing with its array of liqueurs and bitters, led by the Aperol and Campari labels. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 30, 2019

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