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Good Morning, and Happy Thursday, it's November 2, 2023.

Wilson Daniels Intros Underwood Family's 1st Winery, Jonive

Wilson Daniels introduces Jonive, a new project by the Underwood Family in the Sebastopol Hills of the Russian River Valley. he Underwoods are the owners of Young's Holdings, one of America's oldest continuously operated family-owned businesses (founded 1888) and the parent company of Wilson

Blake's Hard Cider Acquires Austin Eastciders

Blake's Hard Cider, Armada, Mich., said it acquired Texas-based Austin Eastciders. Terms weren't disclosed. Avid Cider Co., which Blake's acquired last year, will also be incorporated in Blake's. The resulting company will be called Blake's Beverage Co. "We don't want to change what makes these

Influencer Krista Horton Launches Horton Ready-to-Drink Cocktails

Horton Ready-to-Drink Cocktails, a line of perfectly-crafted coconut rum-based canned cocktails from influential content creator Krista Horton and husband Bryce Horton, hits shelves across the country Thursday (11/1). Made with real distilled rum from Florida Caribbean Distillers (FCD) – the largest rum producer in the continental U.S. – and coconut,

J. Mattingly 1845 Distillery Opens in Frankfort, Ky.

Created by Jeff Mattingly, a descendant of distilling pioneer John Graves Mattingly, opened its distillery in Frankfort, Ky.  The new distillery features 23,000 square feet, which includes a gift shop, tasting bar, a small pot still, and a premier custom bourbon blending experience.  The distillery will offer tours, tastings

La Fête Wine Debuts a New Red Wine

La Fête du Rouge's magnificent Provence red wine joins the luxury lifestyle wine company's award-winning La Fête du Rosé and La Fête du Blanc, making a trilogy of wines that appeal to all drinkers. "We firmly believe that the Côtes de Provence region is a special place where great winesNov 1, 2023 1 min readNew Products

Crown Royal Intros a 30-Year Canadian Whisky

With the release of Crown Royal Aged 30 Years- the brand's most aged and complex blend to date– Crown Royal offers a unique sensory experience, with notes of luscious orchard fruits that dance on the palate, complemented by the sweet, creamy embrace of vanilla. This exceptional expression promises

Oak Solutions Acquires Innerstave

Oak Solutions Group, Napa, Calif., said it acquired Innerstave, which pioneered the oak alternative industry. Terms weren't disclosed. “The Innerstave acquisition will give us the opportunity to sell additional stave formats and expand our market share in North America, South America, and globally,”

Economic Activity Contracts

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in October for the 12th consecutive month following a 28-month period of growth, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®. The Manufacturing PMI fell 2.3 peercentage points; in September. That's lower

B-F Completes Finlandia Sale

Brown-Forman Corp. said it completed the sale of the Finlandia brand to Coca-Cola HBC AG Nov. 1. In June 2023, Brown-Forman disclosed it had reached an agreement to sell the brand for $220 million subject to adjustments related to inventory and other working capital items. The sale of Finlandia vodka

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