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Daily Archive: January 20, 2022

Champagne Rebounds In 2021, With Value Surpassing Pre-Pandemic Levels

Global Champagne shipments leapt 32% to 322 million bottles (26.8m cases) in 2021, rebounding from an 18% decline in 2020, as the industry recovered after suffering a shock during the initial phase of the pandemic. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2022

SVB Lays Out The Challenges Facing The Wine Category

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) yesterday released its closely watched State of the Wine Industry report for 2022, flagging a number of structural challenges facing the business moving forward.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2022

Beam Suntory Invests Behind Flying Embers Hard Kombucha

Beam Suntory is getting into hard kombucha. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2022

U.S. And U.K. Begin Talks To Resolve Remaining Tariff Dispute

The U.S. and U.K. have opened discussions on resolving their dispute over steel and aluminum tariffs in the U.S. and tariffs on certain U.S. goods—including American whiskey—in the United Kingdom. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2022

News Briefs for January 20, 2022

•Anthony Barton, the charismatic owner of second growth Château Léoville-Barton and third growth Château Langoa-Barton, has died.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2022