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How to Use Social Media Influencers

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The ways people find new products in the wine space is changing. 44% of people regularly discuss wine on social media now, according to Collective Bias, a marketing company with a specialty in social media. The most typical ways consumers use social me... Read more

C&C Group aids Scottish retailers ahead of Minimum Unit Pricing deadline

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C&C Group is delivering information packs to Scottish alcohol retailers ahead of the introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing next week. Read more

CMO Simon Marton departs as Treasury Wine Estates ups US ante

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Treasury Wine Estates has confirmed the recent departure of its CMO, Simon Marton. Read more

Prosecco Still On A Strong Rise, But Growth Appears To Be Decelerating

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Global growth of Prosecco slowed somewhat in 2017, as export shipments increased just 4.6% in volume terms to 28.8 million 9-liter cases, compared to 19% growth the year prior. Shipment volume to the United States also decelerated last year, rising &#8... Read more

Bardstown Bourbon Co. In Expansion Mode

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Kentucky’s Bardstown Bourbon Co., minority-owned by Constellation Brands, is set to double capacity to nearly 7 million proof gallons (about 3.5 million cases) with the installation of a second still. The new 50-foot, custom-made still marks Bardstown ... Read more

Ste. Michelle Revenues Rebound In First Quarter

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After posting a revenue decline in 2017, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates saw sales rebound in the first quarter of this year. The Washington-based winemaker posted revenues up 1.4% to $142 million for the three months through March, parent group Altria &#82... Read more

News Briefs for April 26, 2018

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•Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits has inked a new five-year brokerage agreement with Breakthru Beverage in the Pennsylvania market. Deutsch Family has previously been partnered with Majestic Wine & Spirits in Pennsylvania. Earlier this week, Break... Read more

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 26, 2018

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•Connecticut-based Two Roads Brewery has released Sauvignon Blanc Gose within its Tanker Truck Sour Series. The new entry is brewed with its namesake grape varietal and kettle-soured in the brewery’s on-site tanker truck. Available for a limited time i... Read more

How Q1 results have panned out, the ongoing appeal of Pernod Ricard and a refined approach to social media – The just-drinks Analyst

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Our in-house analyst is back, fresh from a raft of first-quarter results announcements. This month, Ian Shackleton runs the rule over the drinks companies' recent performances, while also praising Pernod and trolling Twitter. Read more

What the Avengers are Drinking After Infinity War

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Captain America should be drinking Cheval Blanc while Tony Stark sips Penfolds Grange, but what about the rest of the Avengers battling Thanos and his Infinity Stones? Read more