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Daily Archive: January 29, 2020

Moët Hennessy’s Full-Year Sales Rise 6% In 2019, Topping $6 Billion

Moët Hennessy posted full-year net revenues up 6% to €5.6 billion ($6.2b) in 2019, with profit from recurring operations also up 6%, to €1.7 billion ($1.9b), driven by premiumization in its Champagne unit and ongoing progress for Hennessy in the global market. Continue reading →

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Whisky Advocate: WhistlePig Offers Rare Tastes Through Its Single-Finish Program

One-of-a-kind whiskies are not so easy to come by, but guests at a recent dinner presented by Vermont’s WhistlePig enjoyed the rare treat of being the first in the world to taste experimental cask-finished ryes. Continue reading →

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Southern Glazer’s Offloads USVI Business To Coca-Cola Bottler CC One

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits has agreed to sell its U.S. Virgin Islands-based distribution business to CC One Virgin Islands for an undisclosed sum, effective January 31. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for January 29, 2020

•It was a crimson tide last week in California’s Sonoma County, as a 100,000-gallon blending tank at Rodney Strong Winery in Healdsburg spilled thousands of gallons of Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon into the nearby Russian River, coloring the riverbanks red. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 29, 2020

•Asheville, North Carolina-based Hi-Wire Brewing is introducing a new brand, Old North Premium Lager. Continue reading →

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