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U.S. Wine and Spirit Industry Newsletters

Here’s a handy list of the most important wine and spirit industry newsletters in the U.S. Wine and Spirit Daily (WSD) ($380/year) Highly regarded, original content, often from news releases, focuses on breaking news headlines. Industry News Update...

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Podcast Interview from Wine2Wine

When I was in Verona in December to speak at the Wine2Wine conference, I was also did an interview with Monty Waldin for the Italian Wine Podcast series…yet another innovation from Stevie Kim and her team at Vinitaly/Veronafiere that in fact just celebrated its one year anniversary It was...

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Export Wine/Spirit Producers Benefit From New U.S. Tax Law

  The new U.S. tax law that took effect Jan. 1 included some major reductions for craft wine, spirits, and cider producers. The big news is that the law applies to imported products as well as domestic brands. As the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act name implies, the focus of...

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Vinexpo New York Registration Now Open

Registration to attend Vinexpo New York went live this week and you can register here: It will be held March 5/6, 2018 at the Javitz Center in New York. So far, the show has signed on over 160 exhibitors from 14 countries and the response I’m getting from promotional emails to my...

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“Flip Chart”

There has been a flurry of recent wine and spirit brand acquisitions with Casamigos’ $700MM/$1B sale price grabbing the headlines as the ultimate “Flip.” With a nod to John Beaudette of MHW who taught me this rule of thumb. Check out this chart of recent brand purchases showing...

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