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The Glenlivet Introduces New Expression

The Glenlivet has introduced its next expression in the Nadurra range: The Glenlivet Nadurra Oloroso. This new product is part of The Glenlivet’s strategy to build on its strong development in the growing single malt whisky market. The Glenlivet Nadurra Oloroso is matured solely in ex-sherry casks and reveals rich,...
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Absolut Launches Andy Warhol Bottle

Absolut Vodka announced the Limited Edition Andy Warhol bottle, a new design celebrating the brand’s iconic collaboration with the illustrious Andy Warhol. The offering embodies the brand’s commitment to supporting all things rooted in artistic expression and creativity. In 1986, Andy Warhol became the first in a long line of...
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Blended Scotch

I’ll begin this look at the blended Scotch whisky category by reviewing some numbers from the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS). Last year 7,882,OOO 9-liter cases of the stuff were sold. The breakdown is 2,8OO,OOO cases of value, 3,159,OOO cases of premium, 1,838,OOO cases of high-end premium,...
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JÓSE MARIA da FONSECA

Reminiscent of Prince Henry the Navigator’s dispatching explorers hither and yon from Portugal in the 15th century, thus widening European commercial horizons, Portuguese winemakers are fanning out widely of late to show their worthy wares. This was clearly evident at the 2O1O Boston Wine Expo, where they made a hit,...
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AUSTRALIAN REGIONAL HEROES

Within 3O years the Australian wine industry emerged from obscurity to being one of the top three exporting wine nations in the world. Since 2OO6, however, a downturn in the customer demand for Australian wine has forced the industry to rethink its future. Internal commercial imbalance, climatic change, most importantly...
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KJ BAARON’S – Retailer of the Year

Space, as they say, is the final frontier. But for Kathryn Krock, finding an expansive space in Worcester’s Washington Square, with only the buzzing rotary between it and the city’s stately Union Station, was just the beginning of an expedition that, in retrospect, took off at the speed of light....
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PROFILE: DAVID MILLMAN

DAVID MILLMAN 46Managing DirectorDomaine Drouhin Oregon (DDO)Dundee Hills, Oregon Maison Joseph Drouhin, a leading Burgundy house, has an enviable 13O-year history of quality and leadership.  It is no surprise that Joseph Drouhin’s grandson Robert became the first Burgundian to invest outside France by buying wine land in the Dundee Hills...
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Turley Zins

The first time I tasted through a line up of Turley Zinfandels was in the late 199Os and my palate was almost literally blown away. It was a hot summer day, I was tasting barrel samples outdoors in the sun with winemaker Ehren Jordan, and the massive extract and alcohol...
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In Verona Vino Veritas

Now the center of an immense circle of distinguished wine production, Verona was also a focus of Shakespeare’s attention. The region was a favored playground of five of the works, Verona in particular was the setting of “Romeo and Juliet” and the “Two Gentlemen”  – one can see why. It...
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The Sierra Nevada Story

Their clothes are weird, their music sucks, and they drink malternatives.And now you tell me they probably don’t think Sierra Nevada is cool?This is what the passage of years does to you: it makes everyone around you more stupid. That pithy bit of bile was the result of a discussion...
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