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In Indiana, Liquor Stores Sell to Minors More than C-Stores, Grocery, Big Box Retailers or Pharmacy Stores

That’s what an analysis by The Indianapolis Star found.  The Star looked at Excise Police compliance checks and found that liquor stores sold to minors at twice the rate of convenience

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China’s Top Liquor Brand to Open San Francisco Office

Kweichow Maotai signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a visiting San Francisco government delegation in a bid

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Rioja Offers a Contest, Just for Trade Members

It doesn’t make any difference whether one sells Rioja wine on-premise or off, trade members have a chance to win a two-night

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U.S. Craft Beer Exports Up 4.4% in Year

Total volume in 465,617 barrels and had an estimated retail value of $121 million. Growth was seen in major markets, most notably in the Asia-Pacific region (not including Japan) which grew 12.9%. Japan, alone, increased by an astounding 22.6%. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Consumers Remain Optimistic – Especially if Republicans

The latest University of Michigan Consumer Survey shows consumers are more optimistic than a year ago.  The sentiment index in March was 96.9.  A year earlier it was 91%.  That’s a 6.5% improvement. The continued strength in consumer sentiment has … Continue reading

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In Today’s Issue . . .

In Today’s Issue: Deutsch ‘Obsessed’ with California, Seeks Partner Deals with Producers Winery Exchange Acquires Two More Brands Diageo Americas to Launch Ketel One Crafts Promotion in Pennsylvania Serralles USA Nears Launch of Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila The Day Crowds Cheered … Continue reading

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