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Daily Archive: August 24, 2021

News Alert: RNDC Expands Into Five Additional Control States

Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC) has announced its entry into five new control states, including Iowa, Maine, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. Continue reading →

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Market Watch: Retailers Wary Of Permanent Cocktails-To-Go Measures

Covid-19 sparked major changes in sales strategies at the retail tier, as well as beverage alcohol industry emergency regulations nationwide. Continue reading →

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Wines Above $15 Drive Retail Gains, But Overall Volumes Slip On Tough Comps

Tough comparisons against last year’s pandemic-driven surge are weighing on the drinks industry’s retail growth, with spirits, wine, and beer all seeing a slowdown. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2021

Wine Spectator: Becky Wasserman, American Champion Of Burgundy’s Small Wineries, Dies At 84

Becky Wasserman, founder of Le Serbet and Becky Wasserman & Co., died Aug. 20 of a respiratory illness. She had suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for several years, according to her family. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 24, 2021

•Highland Park single malt Scotch whisky, part of the Edrington portfolio, will introduce Highland Park Cask Strength Release No. 2 in late October. Continue reading →

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As New Form Factors Flourish, Flower Remains King With U.S. Cannabis Consumers

Amid all the excitement and effort put behind developing and launching new cannabis form factors to engage a wider consumer audience, it’s an undeniable fact that flower remains king of the category at this stage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2021

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