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Daily Archive: April 29, 2020

Rosé Paves The Way For France’s “Hot Brand” Wines

Despite the 25% U.S. tariffs on French wines that took effect last fall, the French import category boasts multiple offerings on Impact’s most recent “Hot Brands” roster, driven in large part by rosé. Continue reading →

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Spirits Led The Off-Premise Growth In Mid-April, With Wine And Beer Still in Double-Digit Mode

Distilled spirits drove off-premise gains in the week through April 18, according to Nielsen, as wine and beer decelerated slightly but stayed in double-digit growth territory year-on-year. Continue reading →

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Rémy Cointreau Reopens Cognac Production, Anticipating Gradual Recovery

Rémy Cointreau saw sales fall 11% on an organic basis to €1 billion ($1.1b) in its fiscal year ended in March, as the Covid-19 crisis led to a 24% revenue decline in the fourth quarter. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 29, 2020

•If Vintage Port is known for one thing, it’s the stringent way in which its producers choose to declare a vintage. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 29, 2020

•Seattle, Washington-based Pyramid Brewing has launched its latest seasonal, Subliminal State Hazy Pale Ale. Continue reading →

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