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 Continue reading

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The Working Distillery’s Warehouse That Houses Ruins of E.H. Taylor’s Distillery from 1800s

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California Wildfire Destroy More Wineries

The news from Northern California, where wildfires are raging, is just awful.  Among the wineries destroyed:  Helena View Johnston Vineyards, Segassia Vineyard, Signorello Estate Vineyards, VinRoc, White Rock Vineyards, Ancient Oak CellarsParadise Ridge Winery, Frey Vineyards Roy Estate, Patland Vineyards, and Oster Wine Cellars. Continue reading

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New Yorker Pleads Guilty to Selling Fake Pappy Van Winkler

A resident of New York pleaded guilty to selling two bottles of counterfeit Pappy Van Winkle bourbon, for $1,500 last year. Continue reading

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How to Reverse the Downward Trend in Beer Volume

If we were running Anheuser-Busch or MillerCoors we’d be in a bit of a panic too.  Every month, it seems, we report yet another decline in shipments.  CEOs of major brewers took their panic to the Continue reading

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Guinness Marks 200 Years of Sales in America

And it’s marking the event by introducing the limited-edition Guinness 200th Anniversary Export Stout, bringing back a Continue reading

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