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Spain’s Gil Family Estates Seeing Rapid U.S. Growth, Led By Honoro Vera

With the Spain category gaining traction as a solid price-to-quality option in the U.S. market, Jumilla-based Gil Family Estates is among the producers making significant gains. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 28, 2015

Cognac Category Shows Strong Rise In Year Through July

Cognac continues to post solid gains in the U.S. market, with 63 million bottles imported in the 12 months through July, according to the BNIC. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 28, 2015

News Briefs for August 28, 2015

•Brown-Forman is rolling out the latest edition of Old Forester Birthday Bourbon, commemorating the birthday of the company’s founder George Garvin Brown. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 28, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 28, 2015

•Eugene, Oregon’s Ninkasi Brewing Company is entering the New York market in late September through a partnership with distributor Sheehan Family Companies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 28, 2015

Absolut Writedown Hurts Pernod’s Profits, But Company Carves Out 2% Sales Growth

Pernod Ricard achieved 2% organic sales growth in its recently ended fiscal year (positive currency exchange impact pushed reported sales to +8%), but its flagship Absolut vodka brand is weighing down the French drinks giant. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 27, 2015

News Briefs for August 27, 2015

•Bacardi Ltd.’s John Dewar & Sons unit has unveiled a new single malt Scotch range produced at its Royal Brackla distillery in Nairn, Scotland. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 27, 2015

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