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Blended Scotch Players Tout New Expressions In Bid To Revitalize The Category

With sales of Bourbon and Irish whiskey soaring, blended Scotch brands are feeling the heat in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 24, 2014

Grand Jury Probing Charges Of Misconduct At PLCB, According To Local Reports

A federal grand jury is currently investigating whether Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) employees had improper relationships with spirits and wine brokers that were conducting business with the agency, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 24, 2014

Minibar, An Alcohol Home Delivery Service, Expands Into Chicago And San Francisco

New York-based alcohol beverage home delivery service Minibar is expanding to Chicago and San Francisco. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 24, 2014

News Briefs for October 24, 2014

•Spirits sales in control states have accelerated through the first nine months of 2014, rising 2.1% by volume, compared with 1.1% growth in calendar 2013. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 24, 2014

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 24, 2014

•Louisville’s Michter’s Distillery has expanded its production capabilities with the addition of two new stills and other distillation equipment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 24, 2014

Guinness Targets Luxury Segment With New “Guinness The 1759”

Diageo Guinness USA will climb the pricing ladder with next month’s launch of a new beer called Guinness The 1759. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 23, 2014

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