[BND] Your Breakfast Briefing

Good Morning, and Happy Friday! It's October 6, 2023.

3 Wineries Launch Website, Lawsuit to Expose Napa County 'Overreach'

Hoopes Vineyards, Summit Lake Vineyards and Smith-Madrone Winery are suing Napa County over what they say are unconstitutional patterns and practices and have now launched http://saveoursmallwineries.org/. The new website is the home for all of the legal documents in the case,

CBrands Sales Rise 7%, Comparable Net Jumps 16% in 2nd Period

Constellation Brands reports its sales for the fiscal second quarter rose 7% from a year earlier to $2.84 billion. Net income was $690 million, or $3.74 a share. On a comparable basis to last year's second quarter the company reports net income of $6.82 million, or $3.

Devil Proof Vineyards Intros Cima Ladera

Devil Proof  Vine yards expands its portfolio, introducing Cima Ladera, a proprietary blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec, inspired by the unique grand cru site of Farrow Ranch and global winemaking experience of founder Jesse Katz. The name of the new release, which translates to “top/peak/pinnacle” (Cima) and

Milestone Brands Intros Dirty Monkey Banana Peanut Butter Whiskey

Milestone Brands unveiled its latest creation, the free-spirited Dirty Monkey Banana Peanut Butter Whiskey. This new release is crafted with real whiskey, all-natural peanut butter and banana flavors blended to "ignite your sense of adventure and have your taste buds swinging with delight."

Angel's Envy Releases 1st Cask Strength Rye, and 12th Cask Strength Bourbon

Beginning Dec. 1, 5,500 bottles of Angel's Envy 2023 Cask Strength Rye will be available at retailers in Kentucky, Florida, New York, California, Texas, Illinois, Ohio and Tennessee. Also on Dec. 1, some 22,656 bottlew of Angel's Envy 2023 Cask Strength Bourbon will be available in all 50

Glen Grant Breaks Records in Auction

A week after The Glen Grant's Devotion 70-Year-Old sold for $101,300 at an auction to benefit charitable organizations in Scotland, The Visionary 68-Year-Old has sold for $256,636 at  The Distillers One of One Auction, with proceeds set to benefit the Distillers' Charity. That's a record price for a

Tanqueray Gin Sweeps Offers Chance at Fancy Dinner

Tanqueray Gin's Damn Fancy is offering a private dinner featuring a menu curated by celebrated Chef Eric Adjepong.  Entries are being accepted through Nov. 30. Showcasing classic gin cocktails with a Tanqueray twist, the winning consumer and two friends will be flown to New York City for a dazzling dining

What We're Reading --

Bart and Daphne Araujo step back from Accendo Cellars On the eve of their 10th year producing world-class Napa Cabernet at Accendo Cellars, Bart and Daphne Araujo have announced they are stepping away from Accendo and passing the torch to second-generation partners Jaime and Greg Araujo.

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