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E. & J. Gallo takes a collaborative approach to California craft Brandy.

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08.25.17

E. & J. Gallo takes a collaborative approach to California craft Brandy.

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8.25.2017

California Brandy once was known as a fine spirit – could those days return?

When the E. & J. Gallo Winery calls for journalists and bartenders to visit an obscure distillery in the San Joaquin Valley, curiosity springs naturally…

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6.25.2017

F. Paul Pacult announces the creation of The Brandy Authority educational program for bartenders, slated to begin in 2018

Since 2011, The Rum Authority and The Whiskey Authority educational programs have rewritten how spirits categories should be taught …

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05.12.2017

California Brandy seeks to head off sales stagnation

California brandy producers met last month in Fresno, California, with bartenders, journalists and others for what they called a summit to focus on how to promote their product…

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05.10.2017

Brandy has a branding problem

Brandy is currently engaged in a fight against its image, which until now has turned would-be connoisseurs away. Unlike wine, it doesn’t have an army of salespeople…

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05.01.2017

American Brandy is surging, even in Whiskey country

Three years ago, Joe Heron, a pharmaceutical executive turned beverage-industry entrepreneur, moved here from Minneapolis to open a distillery…

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03.31.2017

How bourbon is driving American Brandy forward

Time to get excited about America’s “other brown spirit.” A relatively unloved category is getting new traction and wonderful bottlings from distillers…

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03.27.17

The American (Brandy) Revolution

In the booze world today our country is best-know for bourbon, but a couple hundred years ago it wasn’t the only popular domestic spirit in the young United States…

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01.30.2017

How Brandy could become the next big thing in the Spirits world

Brandy is exploding in the American market. It may not get the popular-press attention and cultural buzz that other spirits do, but the numbers don’t lie…

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02.02.2016

American Brandy making a comeback driven by craft distillers

In the late 19th and earlier part of the 20th century, American brandy was a booming industry. The period of Prohibition and its subsequent repeal would be its Achilles heel…

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