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Daily Archive: November 13, 2020

U.S. Wine Imports Hit by Tariffs, Pandemic, But Retail Growth Stays Strong

While American wines were spared further retaliation from the European Union when the bloc raised levies on spirits in recent days, tariffs and pandemic-related disruptions caused imported table wine shipments in the U.S. to fall nearly 6% during the first three quarters of 2020, down to 69.4 million 9-liter cases, according to recent data from the U.S. Commerce Department. Continue reading →

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Piper-Heidsieck Transitions To Folio Fine Wine Partners In The U.S.

Piper-Heidsieck, the third-largest Champagne brand in the U.S. by volume, has moved to the portfolio of Folio Fine Wine Partners, the California-based importer and marketer in which Piper owner EPI recently took a majority stake. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for November 13, 2020

•Crown Royal 16 Year Old Rye, Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt, and newcomers from Widow Jane and Rampur are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest weekly roundup. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 13, 2020

•Armada, Michigan-based Blake’s Hard Cider has launched Berry Cranders, the latest addition to the cidery’s Blake’s Limited Series. Continue reading →

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