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Daily Archive: May 28, 2020

News Alert: Constellation, Gallo Further Revise Their Billion-Dollar Deal

Constellation Brands and E.&J. Gallo are edging closer to completing their billion-dollar deal covering a host of lower-end wine brands, but today the two companies announced that Constellation’s California-based Mission Bell winery will no longer be included. Continue reading →

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Single Malt Players Maintain Growth Despite Tariff Headwinds

While total Scotch whisky shipments to the U.S. fell 7% last year to under 10 million 9-liter cases, single malts achieved their 29th consecutive annual gain in 2019. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Across California, Wineries Are Reopening…Sort Of

It was a mad scramble when Sonoma County wineries learned late Friday night that some of them could reopen over Memorial Day weekend. Continue reading →

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Tequila, Cognac, And Sparkling Wines Lead Off-Premise Growth

Off-premise wine and spirits sales continue to rise at robust rates, increasing 31% and 39%, respectively, in the week through May 16, according to Nielsen. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 28, 2020

•New York-based importer Palm Bay International has launched the Accademia Prosecco Rainbow Collection in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 28, 2020