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Brockmans Gin has appointed former Mast-Jägermeister and Russian Standard Vodka executive Guy Lawrence to the newly created role of Managing Director, as the Company embarks on a new five-year growth plan designed to double sales. The announcement follows the appointment in October of drinks industry veteran and former Diageo Chief...
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Call For Entries – Rapscallion Bartender Competition

Rapscallion Table & Tap, in partnership with sponsor Phillips Distilling Co., will host the first-ever Rapscallion Bartender Competition on January 14, 2020, featuring Prairie Organic Vodka and Gin. Bartenders can enter for a chance to win the title of Rapscallion Bartender of the Year and have your winning cocktail featured on...
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Massachusetts Package Stores Association (MPSA) member retailers of beer, wine and spirits from across the state have banded together to challenge the decision by Attorney General Maura Healey to certify Initiative Petition No. 19-14 (the “Cumberland Farms Initiative”) for a “Law Relative to the Sale of Beer and Wine by...
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MassPack To Appeal Cumberland Farms Ballot Petition Decision

The Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Package Stores Association (MPSA) have by unanimous vote determined they will appeal the decision by Attorney General Maura Healey to certify the Cumberland Farms Ballot Petition. Despite strong opposition by all three tiers within the alcohol beverages industry, Attorney General Maura Healey has...
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Quality Beverage Buys Williams Distributing

Quality Beverage of Taunton is buying 69-year-old Williams Distributing, the Budweiser and Yuengling distributor in Western Massachusetts. The deal, which needs the approval of Williams Distributing’s suppliers, will make Quality Beverage the state’s leading supplier of Anheuser-Busch InBev brand products. The transaction is expected to close in October, according to...
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