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Daily Archive: May 26, 2021

Imported Wine Update, Part 1: Italy Leads The Way

The global pandemic, on-premise shutdowns, and tariffs hampered imported wine shipments to the U.S. last year, but the growth of depletions shows the category’s underlying staying power. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 26, 2021

•Alejandro Fernandez, who revolutionized Spain’s Ribera del Duero region with his determination and his iconic wine, Pesquera, died May 22 in Santander. Continue reading →

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Interview: Albertsons Beverage Alcohol Chief Curtis Mann

Albertsons is the second-largest grocer in the U.S., with about 20 retail brands, including Albertsons, Safeway, Balducci’s, Andronico’s and Jewel Osco. Continue reading →

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Gallo Acquires Liqs RTD Shot Brand

E.&J. Gallo is adding to its spirits portfolio with the acquisition of ready-to-drink shot brand Liqs for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 25, 2021

•Impact “Hot Brand” Bread & Butter, part of the WX Brands portfolio, is launching its first sparkling wine. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Cannabis In Wine Country

A crop potentially more lucrative than wine grapes is taking root in California’s wine countries: cannabis. Continue reading →

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