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Magazine Archives: Jan. 31, 2012 - Feb. 29, 2012

Costco Wins Vote, Boisset Bets on the South of France …and Monterey

Harris Meyer, Ben O'Donnell, Augustus Weed
Issue: February 29, 2012


Wine Spectator reports that Washington state voters have approved a ballot initiative to privatize state-controlled liquor sales and loosen rules on wine sales. But the new law, supported by wholesale giant Costco, has many wineries, distributors and retailers concerned about the long-term impact. Also, Boisset Family Estates has closed a deal to buy Languedoc-based Skalli Family Wines. The price was undisclosed. And Boisset announced it had purchased Lockwood Vineyard in California's Monterey County.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2012.

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