2017 is looking good for Burgundy. New Jersey’s #1 and #3 distributor are merging into a new operation. Winemakers in Southern France feel the pain of bulk Spanish imports and a Danish producer has created the world’s first non-alcoholic gin. The news we’re thinking about here at SevenFifty Daily.

July 17, 2017
2. Shanken News Daily

Breakthru New Jersey Is Merging With Allied Beverage

Breakthru will be greatly expanding operations by merging with New Jersey’s largest distributor, Allied Beverage Group. The merged companies will operate as Allied Beverage Group, with a 60% share of the market.

3. The Guardian

Southern French Wine Producers Are Not Happy

Protest and resistance have a long history in this wine region. Currently, winemakers from the Languedoc-Roussillon are reacting against Spanish bulk wine imported into France that is sold for much lower prices than they can compete with.