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Industry Veteran Todd Martin Forms New Spirits-Focused Investment Company

Drinks industry veteran Todd Martin has launched a new investment company called Spirits Capital Partners (SCP), which will provide equity and industry expertise to emerging spirits brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 26, 2014

Merchants Of Beverage, An Online Spirits And Wine Gift Service, Expands To 10 States

San Francisco-based Merchants of Beverage, an online gifting service for spirits and wine that launched in August, has now expanded to 10 states, with spirits comprising nearly two-thirds of sales thus far, according to president Jeffrey Meisel. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 26, 2014

News Briefs for November 26, 2014

Bacardi Ltd. has appointed Jacques Tortoroli as its chief administration officer (CAO), effective December 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 26, 2014

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 26, 2014

•Baltimore, Maryland-based Heavy Seas Beer will add several new beers to its portfolio in 2015, including a session IPA, an English-style porter, a double IPA and a summer ale, among others.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 26, 2014

Deutsch Family Sees $9-$15 Wine Offerings Soar, Led By Josh Cellars, Barone Fini

Known for the 8.6-million-case Australian wine Yellow Tail, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits is now seeing its best growth further up the pricing ladder, with brands positioned above the $10 mark. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 25, 2014

News Briefs for November 25, 2014

•Brown Forman’s Old Forester Bourbon has unveiled its Whiskey Row Series, a new lineup inspired by the brand’s history. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 25, 2014

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