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If buying a distillery, what would you focus on?

As I receive many offers of Latin American spirits and do not have any experience in marketing those (high quality) products I think to buy into an existing distillery with skilled personnel, to use ...
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Are there other spirits and/or wines in the world that use the Sherry production method?

The method to produce Sherry and the respective Brandies, called Solera, uses several layers of barrels (frequently four layers). From the lowest layer they take the annual amount they want to sell ...
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What does it mean that multiple whiskey brands come from the same distillery?

Today I was looking at buying my first bottle of whiskey since I got a liquor store gift card worth of $50. I enjoy whiskey so I figured this would be nice to buy. I was looking at for example Blanton'...
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When did J&B Scotch switch from corks to screw-tops?

A friend of mine has come into possession of some rather old alcohol. On one bottle of J&B Scotch, the label looks like this one from 1958 and not any of their later ones, but my friend's bottle ...
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Seeking online sources where companies offer free labels for their products (beer, wine or other spirits)?

Seeking online sources where companies offer free labels for their products (beer, wine or other spirits)? A few years ago I discovered that Crown Royal offers free custom made labels (restriction do ...
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Alcohol-producing Catholic monasteries?

We all know that the some Trappist monasteries produce their famous Trappist beer. A little less know fact is that the Carthusian monks at the Grande Chartreuse in France produces their world famous ...
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