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Daily Archive: June 1, 2020

Exclusive: Major Market Change As Diageo Leaves Empire For Southern Glazer’s In New York

Diageo is switching distributors in the New York market, aligning with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, effective September 1. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Straight Talk With Andy Beckstoffer

Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth chatted with Napa vineyard magnate Andy Beckstoffer in the May 28 edition of Straight Talk with Wine Spectator, an Instagram series sponsored by Wine Access. Continue reading →

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Minneapolis Craft Distillery Du Nord Damaged Amid George Floyd Protests

Minneapolis-based Du Nord Craft Spirits absorbed severe damage over the weekend amid unrest sparked in the city by the killing of George Floyd. Continue reading →

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Kentucky Retailer Blue Equity Acquires The DEP’s Retail Chain

Louisville, Kentucky-based private equity firm Blue Equity LLC has completed the purchase of DEP’s Fine Wine & Spirits, a three-unit retailer operating in northern Kentucky, for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 1, 2020

•High-end Tequila producer Casa Dragones is launching its first añejo offering. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 1, 2020

•Magic Hat Brewing Company has released its newest seasonal beer: Bartlett Bay Margarita Gose. Continue reading →

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