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Daily Archive: June 4, 2020

Wine Spectator: Bordeaux Launches 2019 Futures Campaign, With Initial Release Prices Down Significantly

Bordeaux has launched its annual en primeur campaign. Continue reading →

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Wine And Spirits Retail Growth Stays Strong, As Hard Seltzer Surges

The wine and spirits categories both maintained their rapid pace in off-premise outlets in the week through May 23, with wine’s dollar sales increasing 27% and spirits jumping 33%, according to Nielsen. Continue reading →

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Illinois Joins States Allowing Cocktails To Go, As Massachusetts Bill Moves Forward

Illinois has joined the increasing number of states permitting cocktails to go, with Governor J.B. Pritzker signing into law a bill that will allow on-premise accounts to serve the drinks in sealed containers, which must be placed in the trunk or other non-passenger compartment of customers’ vehicles. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 4, 2020

•Sicilian winery Donnafugata has partnered with fashion label Dolce & Gabbana on Rosa, a new rosé wine. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 4, 2020

•Vermont-based Lawson’s Finest Liquids has introduced Little Sip IPA. Continue reading →

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