When It Comes to Pizza, Beer and Wine Drinkers Split

When it comes to pizza, there’s a major split between wine drinkers and beer drinkers.  Versus Reviews looked at the numbers behind preferred crusts, toppings, and brands by gender, drink preference, region, and generation. It also posed “would you rather’s” around eating pizza. Below are few of the key insights: Continue reading

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Brooklyn Brewery’s Oliver:  New England IPA is a Fad

And, the Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster went on to say Brooklyn isn’t interested in producing imitations of style.

“These things come and go.  I have seen a great many fads over my 28 years of brewing:  Three or four years ago it was black IPA.  Now it’s hard to find one.  New England IPA is a beer style that can be really tasty when it is well made, but it can’t even sit on a shelf for two weeks.  It has no shelf life to it at all.  It’s the first beer style based around Instagram culture and social media.”  Read more here, from the UK’s Morning Advertiser.

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Scheid Vineyards Loss Widens as Bulk Wine Sales Slump

Scheid Vineyards Inc., Salinas, Calif., said its loss for the first half grew to $3.2 million from a $1.2 million net loss a year earlier.  Sales fells to $16.2 million from $19.7 million. Continue reading

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Wyoming Whiskey Taps Winebow Group

Wyoming Whiskey, which celebrates its fifth anniversary on Dec. 1, named Winebow Group, as its exclusive wholesalers in the Continue reading

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Molson Coors to Add 150 Jobs at Milwaukee Business Center

The center will provide support in finance, accounting, human resources and procurement for the company’s North American operations. It will also enhance workforce planning and career development for employees. Continue reading

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Global Gin Volumes Hit New High

Global gin volumes — stripping out sales of low-priced variants — hit a new high in 2016 of 32.4 million cases, according to Global Gin Insights, published by just-drinks.com and ISWR. The category Continue reading

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