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Daily Archive: February 7, 2020

Interview: Aviation Gin’s Ryan Reynolds And Davos Brands CEO Andrew Chrisomalis

Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds took a stake in Aviation gin in 2018, partnering with New York-based importer and marketer Davos Brands. Since then, the super-premium gin label ($30) has roughly quadrupled in size from a small base, surpassing 80,000 cases last year, propelled by national chain placements in both the on- and off-premise. SND associate editor Shane English spoke with Reynolds and Davos Brands CEO Andrew Chrisomalis to see what’s on the agenda for 2020. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Wine And Spirits Auction Market Reaches $521 Million In 2019

In 2019, worldwide wine auction totals (including sales conducted in the U.S., U.K., Geneva, and Hong Kong, plus online sales) rose to $521 million, up a solid 9% from $479 million in 2018. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 7, 2020

•William Grant & Sons has added two new offerings to its Glenfiddich Rare Collection, both dating from 1975. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 7, 2020

•Dallas, Texas-based Deep Ellum Brewing Company has debuted Manic Confidence, a new IPA. Continue reading →

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