Rising temperatures threaten wine production in hotter climates. Moët Hennessy moves into the American whiskey market while Buffalo Trace Bourbon races to keep up with demand. One of the last relics of Prohibition Era winemaking is on display. The news we’re thinking about here at SevenFifty Daily.

July 13, 2017
3. The Spirits Business

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Demand Outpaces Production

Buffalo Trace bourbon has major plans for expansion in the upcoming years in order to ramp up production capacity. However, demand continues to skyrocket and will cause shortages to continue until new facilities can be completed.

4. The Drinks Business

Rare Prohibition 'Grape Brick' On Display

One of the last “grape bricks,” thought to exist is currently on display at the Ontario Museum of History & Art. These blocks of dehydrated grape juice were used during Prohibition to illicitly make wine.