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Daily Archive: December 29, 2020

Wine Spectator: Straight Talk With Mary J. Blige

For Mary J. Blige, getting into the wine game was a labor of love. Continue reading →

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Spirits Portfolio Drives Gains For California’s 3 Badge Beverage

Solid growth in agave spirits and gin has driven progress for Sonoma-based 3 Badge Beverage Corp this year, with its Bozal mezcal, Pasote Tequila, and Uncle Val’s Botanical gin labels leading the way. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 29, 2020

•Macallan Distil Your World, Shibui Japanese Whisky and newcomers from Bardstown Bourbon Co. and Barrell Craft Spirits are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest weekly roundup. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 29, 2020

•Portland Cider Co. has released Bubbly Brut, billed as a Champagne-style sparkling cider. Continue reading →

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After Legalization Vote, New Jersey Congress Lays Down Cannabis Market Rules

Following last month’s referendum voting to legalize adult-use cannabis, state lawmakers in New Jersey have approved legislation that will launch the cannabis business in the state. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for December 22, 2020

•Canopy Growth is parting ways with its own investment arm. The company has signed a deal to sever its attachment to Canopy Rivers, which it established in 2017 as a venture capital firm for cannabis investments. Continue reading →

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