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Interview, Part 1: ABC Fine Wine & Spirits’ Dave Larue

With 123 stores stretching from the Florida Panhandle to Miami, Orlando-based ABC Fine Wine & Spirits is the largest independent liquor store chain in the Sunshine State, and has revenues estimated at well over a half-billion dollars. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 14, 2021

News Briefs for June 14, 2021

•Dewar’s 19-year-old The Champions Edition, Booker’s 2021-02 “Tagalong Batch” and new entries from Westland and Midleton are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest weekly roundup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 14, 2021

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 14, 2021

•Hershey, Pennsylvania-based Tröegs Independent Brewing has released this year’s edition of Nimble Giant, the brewery’s limited release double IPA. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 14, 2021

Interview: Michelle DeFeo, President, Laurent-Perrier U.S.

With a strong performance over the past two years, Laurent-Perrier has vaulted into the ranks of the top four Champagne brands in the U.S. by volume, behind only Veuve Clicquot, Moët & Chandon, and Nicolas Feuillatte. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 11, 2021

Off-Premise Spirits Update: Volumes Decline, But Key Categories Maintain Momentum

Spirits volumes in IRI channels decreased 11% during the 12-week period ending May 16, while IRI dollars fell 10% against the corresponding timeframe last year, which was marked by a surge in off-premise buying resulting from the closure of the on-premise. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 11, 2021

News Briefs for June 11, 2021

•Campari America has added a new high-end rum to the Appleton Estate family.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 11, 2021

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