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Daily Archive: February 4, 2020

Exclusive: Beam Suntory Goes National With Southern Glazer’s, Adding Nine New Markets To Partnership

Beam Suntory has opted to consolidate its U.S. distribution with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits across 43 markets, Shanken News Daily has learned. Continue reading →

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Infinium Spirits Sees Big Things Ahead For Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey

It’s been less than two years since San Diego couple Steve and Brittany Yeng launched Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, but the brand is already causing a stir in the U.S. market. After striking a national sales and marketing partnership with the Underwood family’s Infinium Spirits last spring, the Yengs saw Skrewball branch out from its Southern California home base and reach full national distribution by the end of last year. The brand depleted 162,000 9-liter cases in 2019, according to Impact Databank, and with its momentum continuing to increase, Infinium believes it could potentially double in size this year. SND executive editor Daniel Marsteller spoke with Marcel Durand, Infinium’s vice president of marketing, to get the latest on the up-and-coming flavored whiskey label, which is bottled at 70 proof and retails at $27 a 750-ml. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 4, 2020

•Winebow has extended its distribution of Paul Hobbs Wines to California. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 4, 2020

•Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and Bitburger Brewery have partnered to create Triple Hop’d Lager, set to debut in March. Continue reading →

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On-Premise Sector Slow To Develop In Cannabis Space

While the march toward the widespread legitimization of cannabis is underway, only a handful of markets in the U.S. allow social consumption spaces. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for February 4, 2020

•MedMen co-founder and CEO Adam Bierman has resigned, effective February 1. Continue reading →

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