A lawsuit is brought against Southern Glazer’s while Moët Hennessy wins their lawsuit against Acker Merrall & Condit. Amazon launches an exclusive Oregon wine brand and researchers discover an exciting new species of lager yeast. The news we’re thinking about here at SevenFifty Daily.

July 10, 2017
1. The Spirits Business

Southern Glazer's Is Accused Of Fraudulent Business Practices

A lawsuit was brought against Southern Glazer’s with a laundry list of accusations including charging customers taxes for liquor they hadn’t purchased, secretly providing customer data to third parties, and allowing employees to buy alcohol on existing accounts without the accounts’ knowledge.

2. The Drinks Business

Amazon Launches Exclusive Wine Range From Oregon

Amazon has launched a wine brand called “Next,” which is being produced exclusively for them by King Vintners. The wine range includes a Pinot Gris, a red blend, and a Pinot Noir.

3. The Drinks Business

Researchers Discover A New Species Of Lager Yeast

Researchers at the University of Manchester have discovered a strain of yeast that has adapted to withstand cooler conditions at the foothills of the French Alps. This opens up a number of interesting opportunities for lager brewers because lager is fermented at cooler temperatures and cold stored.

4. The Drinks Business

Moët Hennessy Wins Counterfeit Case

Moët Hennessy has won their case against the auction house Acker Merrall & Condit  for presenting a counterfeit bottle of Krug Collection 1947 in its catalogue at an auction in Hong Kong.