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Good Morning, and Happy Friday, It's March 8, 2024

Founders Brewing's New IPA Proves a Hit with Younger Drinkers

Founders Brewing Co. said its recently released Mortal IPA, a hazy IPA developed with the younger drinker in mind, has soared to become Founders' No. 3 best-selling brand

Wild Horse Winery Sold; Gallo Keeps the Brand

Wild Horse Winery Facility has been sold to Continental Wine Collection which also owns Broken Earth and CV Brands. Terms weren't disclosed. E. & J. Gallo Winery retains ownership of the Wild Horse brand.

Bids for Some Vintage Wine Estates Assets Exceed Expectations

Vintage Wine Estates said it has received "numerous attractive bids as well as a non-binding letter of intent" to purchase its stand-alone DTC and certain production services businesses, and expects

DISCUS Honors 4 Industry Leaders

Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. honored four industry leaders and one state Senator for their contributions to the industry.

The Downside of Avoiding Climate Change

The worldwide wine glut has led winegrape growers in California's Lodi region to rip out thousands of acres of vineyards. It's the old story of getting supply back in balance with demand, and is

Comment: Should Wine, Spirits Buyers Their Purchases with Retailers?

A story in Friday's (3/8) Wall Street Journal leads me to question whether its a smart idea for anyone to buy wines or spirits and then store them with the retailer rather than take possession.

2 Winters of Epic Storms Means Calif. to Remain Drought-Free Through 2025

In the wake of a biblical blizzard that unloaded nearly 100 inches of snow on California, AccuWeather made a major announcement: California will be free of widespread drought through at least

Jesse Plemons Stars in Shiner Bock Spot Throughout Texas During Oscars

Actor Jesse Plemons, a Texas native known for his role on Friday Night Lights, will star in a new TV ad called “It’s a Texas Thing,” from the iconic Shiner Bock Beer.

Thanks for reading. I'll be back tomorrow morning with "What We're Reading." Kane's Beverage Week, wrapping up our coverage for trhe week plus weekend news, will also become available this weekend. – Joel

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