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Daily Archive: December 3, 2020

Whisky Advocate Names Its Whisky Of The Year

After counting down the Top 10 most exciting whiskies of 2020 this week at whiskyadvocate.com/top20, Whisky Advocate has revealed its Whisky of the Year this morning, bestowing the award on a wheated barrel-strength straight Bourbon. Continue reading →

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Cameron Diaz’s Avaline Wine Label Enjoys A Fast Start

This past July, actress Cameron Diaz and entrepreneur Katherine Power debuted Avaline, an organic, vegan-friendly wine brand that touts its use of little-to-no additives. Continue reading →

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Moët Hennessy USA Brings Château d’Esclans In-House

Moët Hennessy has taken over distribution duties for Château d’Esclans’ portfolio of Provençal wines in all 50 states. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 3, 2020

•Italian sparkling wine producer Villa Sandi has debuted its first Prosecco Rosé DOC. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 3, 2020

•Brooklyn, New York’s St. Agrestis has expanded its line up of bag-in-box cocktails to three releases, now including Black Manhattan and Boulevardier, in addition to the company’s original Negroni. Continue reading →

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Interview, Part 1: Dan Leese, President And CEO, Hotaling & Co.

San Francisco-based spirits importer, marketer, and producer Hotaling & Co. was founded in 1993 as an offshoot of Anchor Brewing Co. In 2017, the brewing side was sold to Sapporo for $85 million, and Hotaling became a stand-alone spirits play. Continue reading →

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