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Daily Updates of The Beverage Industry - 12th August, 2021

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12/08/2021

Get the latest news & updates of the industry with this daily compilation of relevant industry headlines. 

12 August

2021 IBWSS Show Visitor Registrations Now Open - IBWSS

Be part of the biggest gathering of Bulk Wine, Bulk Spirits, and Private Label professionals in the US.

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12 August

Shottesbrooke Reserve Series ‘Eliza’ Shiraz Wins Best Wine of the Year - Wine Industry Advisor

The 4th edition of the USA Wine Ratings is pleased to announce the 2021 winners. Wines from 24 different countries were submitted with the United States, Spain, Italy being the top 3 entrants followed by Portugal. There were new additions like Ireland and Brazil. The top 3 varieties submitted were cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay and pinot noir. There was a solid increase in Shiraz and Tempranillo.

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12 August

Intercept Wines Releases Limited-Edition Cabernet Sauvignon to Honor Defensive Legend Charles Woodson’s Enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame - Wine Industry Advisor

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Today, Charles Woodson’s Intercept Wines released a one-time, Limited-Edition Hall of Fame Cabernet Sauvignon to commemorate Charles Woodson’s enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which took place on Sunday, August 8. 

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12 August

Flying Dog Brewery and Paul Reed Smith Guitars Team Up to Launch New High-Voltage Hazy IPA - Brewbound

The big news buzzing at Maryland’s largest brewery this month is the release of a new hazy IPA called Hop Electric which is being added to Flying Dog’s year-round lineup. In support of the high-voltage beer’s release, Flying Dog has partnered with MD-based Paul Reed Smith Guitars (PRS Guitars) to create an epic customized electric guitar that one lucky consumer can win through a social media giveaway to be held in September.

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12 August

Stowe Cider Releases Raddle The Chains in Collaboration with Disc Golf Vermont - Brewbound

Stowe Cider is eager to release Raddle The Chains, as a 16 ounce can, sold in 4 packs for $16.

Introducing our newest release, Raddle The Chains, a Radler-style cider made in collaboration with Disc Golf Vermont.

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12 August

Lion beer makes a comeback in the UK - Drinks Retailing News

The name of a London brewery that closed in 1949 is being revived for a new UK beer launch.

The new Lion Brewery is based in Singapore, where it was founded by Brits Harry Renshaw and Ben Hendry-Prior in 2018.

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12 August

Diageo to acquire artisan brand Mezcal Unión - The Drinks Business

Drinks giant Diageo has reached an agreement to buy artisan brand Mezcal Unión through the acquisition of Casa UM, expanding its agave spirits portfolio.

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12 August

BrewDog launches ‘Beer for All’ carbon negative ad campaign - The Drinks Business

BrewDog employee pouring a pint: BrewDog launches \'Beer for All\' carbon negative ad campaign

Scottish brewing giant BrewDog’s latest campaign celebrates inclusivity and environmental consciousness following a spate of recent controversies.

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