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Monthly Archive: January 2022

Interview, Part 1: Tom Steffanci, President, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits continues to be one of the most dynamic players in the drinks business, recruiting younger consumers into wine with Josh Cellars and stoking growth across a range of wine and spirits labels from both the domestic and import categories.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2022

Wine Spectator Announces New Tasting Beats For Veteran Editors, And Welcomes A New Senior Editor

Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Wine Spectator, is pleased to announce expanded roles for several key editors, along with the appointment of a new senior editor.

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Posted in News on January 19, 2022

News Briefs for January 19, 2022

•Santa Rosa, California-based Vintage Wine Estates has acquired Meier’s Beverage Group, located in Silverton, Ohio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2022

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 19, 2022

•Waitsfield, Vermont-based Lawson’s Finest Liquids has expanded distribution of its Hopzilla Double IPA outside its home state for the first time. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2022

Wine’s Premium-Plus Tier On The Rise As Total Market Slips

After 10% and 14% gains in IRI channels by volume and dollars, respectively, in 2020, retail sales of wine slumped last year due to tough comparisons against a pandemic-driven boom in the off-premise. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2022

Wine Spectator: Joel Gott Wines Buys Napa’s Historic Edge Hill Winery

Joel Gott Wines has purchased Napa’s historic Edge Hill property from Rudd Estate. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2022

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