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Prosecco DOC Approves Rosé, Paving A New Growth Avenue

Pink Prosecco is getting the green light. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 2020

News Briefs for May 27, 2020

•Weller Single Barrel, Wild Turkey 17-year-old Bottled in Bond, and newcomers from Basil Hayden’s and Kilchoman are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest weekly roundup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 2020

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 27, 2020

•Louisville, Kentucky’s Barrell Craft Spirits has launched a Private Release Whiskey Series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 2020

Hard Seltzer’s Surge Shows No Sign Of Slowing

Ron James, director of beer, wine, and liquor at 13-unit Buehler’s Fresh Foods in Ohio, speaks for many beverage alcohol retailers when expressing enthusiasm about the red-hot hard seltzer segment. “Hard seltzers have been fabulous for our department,” he says. “They’ve brought in new customers, and I’m excited about the future of the category.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 26, 2020

The Wine Group Confirms Appointment Of Cate Hardy As CEO

In case you missed this weekend’s news alert, The Wine Group has now confirmed to SND that veteran retail executive Cate Hardy will take over as CEO from Brian Vos, who is retiring later this year after a 20-year tenure with the company. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 26, 2020

Wine Spectator: U.S. Restaurants Start Reopening

After months of shutdowns from the coronavirus crisis, restaurants are starting to reopen their dining rooms in certain regions across the United States. Thirty-three states now allow restaurant dining of some kind, whether that’s statewide, or limited to specific counties, like in Florida and Missouri. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 26, 2020

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