California Wild Fires Claim at Least Four Wineries

In Mendocino County, Frey Vineyards was destroyed, as was Golden Vineyards and Oster Wine Cellars, both owned by Kenny and Teresa Oster, were destroyed.  Paradise Ridge Winery, Sonoma, burned down. Continue reading

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LVMH Wine & Spirits Sales Up 8% to Record

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said its Wines & Spirits business group recorded organic revenue growth of 8% in Continue reading

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Martignetti’s Vision Wine to Import Ron Centenario

Vision Wine & Spirits, a division of Martignetti Cos., signed an agreement with Centenario Internacional S.A. to become the new US importer for Ron Centenario Rums.  The agreement is valid Continue reading

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Yuengling Sponsors Philadelphia Flyers

D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. signed a sponsorship agreement with the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center, which hosts over 200 events each year. This multi-year agreement with one of Pennsylvania’s National Hockey League teams will feature Continue reading

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Revolver Brewing Issues Ale to Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims

One hundred percent (100%) of all profits from the sale of Harvey Relief Golden Ale will go directly to charities actively serving coastal communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

The Texas-only brew will be found across the state on draught and in six-packs. As efforts continue, Revolver will identify charities that are assisting those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The first of those charities will be the Rebuilding Texas Fund—a Keep Texas Beautiful initiative providing tools and resources for Harvey cleanup and rebuilding efforts.

Revolver founders Ron and Rhett Keisler and brewmaster Grant Wood all have strong roots in Texas, and immediately knew they wanted to help. The special brew was underway within a week. Continue reading

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Smoke Wallin Leaves Beach Whiskey; Chuck Trout Named CEO

Wallin, co-founder and founding ceo of Beach Whiskey, will devote his full energies to Taliera, Beach Whiskey’s Brand Manager, which he created in 2005 to create new brands, counsel startups and scale existing food and beverage brands. Continue reading

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