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Daily Archive: July 2, 2021

Market Watch: New Horizons In Australian Wine

The U.S. represents one of the top five export markets for Australian wine, comprising 15% of the country’s total shipments at the end of 2020. Continue reading →

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IRI Update: Premium Wine, Spirits-Based Cocktails Continue To Climb

For the fourth consecutive month, retail sales of spirits were down in IRI channels compared to the same time periods last year, which were at the height of the pandemic lockdown period. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 2, 2021

•Sipsmith gin, part of the Beam Suntory portfolio, is introducing Strawberry Smash, a limited edition gin distilled using real Wimbledon strawberries from the 2020 harvest from Hugh Lowe Farms in Kent, England. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News For July 2, 2021

•Minnetonka, Minnesota-based Dashfire is expanding distribution of its canned cocktails and hard coffee to New York, Wisconsin, and Alaska. Continue reading →

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Interview: RNDC Makes Its Move In Illinois

esterday, second-ranked U.S. wine and spirits wholesaler Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC) announced its entry into Illinois through a partnership with in-state player Heritage Wine Cellars, expanding its national footprint to 33 markets. Continue reading →

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Dewar’s Launches Japanese Smooth, The Latest In Its Cask Finished Series

Dewar’s is debuting Japanese Smooth, a new blended Scotch whisky finished in Mizunara oak casks, as part of the distiller’s cask-finished series. Continue reading →

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