Edrington-owned Highland Park is making several changes to its range of single malt whiskies. Continue reading →Posted in News on May 26, 2017
Diageo has received the go-ahead to build a €25 million ($28m) Irish whiskey distillery at its St. James’s Gate facility in Dublin. Continue reading →Posted in News on May 26, 2017
•William Grant & Sons’ Reyka vodka brand has unveiled its first TV ad campaign, targeting the Portland, Oregon market. Continue reading →Posted in News on May 26, 2017
•Mayflower Brewing Co. has released New World IPA, the latest expression in the brewery’s year-round lineup. Continue reading →Posted in News on May 26, 2017
Florida-based Shaw-Ross International has caught fire in recent years as the importer of Chateau d’Esclans, whose Whispering Angel brand has spearheaded the Provence rosé boom in the U.S. market. But Shaw-Ross’s recent gains haven’t been limited to rosé. In fact, the company has a number of wine and spirits brands carving out solid growth, including Spanish wines Marques de Riscal (+22% to 172,000 cases last year) and Real Sangria (+4% to 611,000 cases), rums Ron Barcelo (+5% to 61,000 cases) and Pusser’s (+10% to 32,000 cases), and single malt Scotch Glengoyne (+13% to 9,000 cases). SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Shaw-Ross managing director Bruce Hunter to get an update.
Following Tuesday’s news that Constellation has lodged an offer to acquire Brown-Forman, the Kentucky-based whiskey giant—controlled by fifth-generation majority shareholders the Brown family—insists that it has no interest in giving up its independence. Continue reading →Posted in News on May 25, 2017