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Daily Archive: May 8, 2020

Wine Spectator: U.S. Restaurants Grapple With Pandemic Dilemma: When, And How, Should They Reopen?

After nearly two months of widespread lockdowns throughout the United States, some states are beginning to reopen, giving the hard-hit restaurant industry the opportunity to begin dusting itself off in parts of the country. Continue reading →

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C. Mondavi & Family Adapts As On-Premise Declines, Off-Premise Booms

While the on-premise shutdown has resulted in difficult conditions for California wineries, St. Helena-based C. Mondavi & Family is seeing a strong performance in the off-premise become a powerful counterweight. Continue reading →

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Cocktails To Go See Rising Consumer Interest: Nielsen

With the on-premise hurting due to closures from the Covid-19 pandemic, Nielsen estimates that off-premise beverage alcohol volume must rise by 22% to offset the on-premise decline. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 8, 2020

•Anheuser-Busch InBev saw its sales decline 5.8% to $11 billion in the first quarter on a volume decrease of 9.3% to 120 million hectoliters. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 8, 2020

•Portland, Oregon-based Craft Brew Alliance has reported shipments down 6% for its fiscal first quarter, ended March 31. Continue reading →

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