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Glenfiddich Lines Up Luxury Malt Launches Ahead Of Holiday Season

William Grant & Sons’ Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky brand is doubling down on innovation activity in the U.S. ahead of the upcoming holiday season, with a pair of new products heading to market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 20, 2014

News Briefs for August 20, 2014

•Whyte & Mackay’s Jura Scotch has released Jura Brooklyn—its recently-launched Brooklyn-inspired single malt—nationwide. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 20, 2014

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 20, 2014

•Kansas City, Missouri’s Boulevard Brewing Co. is expanding its East Coast presence with entry into northern New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia area. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 20, 2014

Sea Change: China’s Wine Market Upswing Hobbled By Government Austerity Drive

Perhaps the biggest story in the global wine industry so far this year was the news that the U.S. overtook France in 2013 to become the world’s largest wine market—but a close second would have to be the sudden and significant drop in wine consumption in China, linked to a new policy against intra-governmental entertaining. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 19, 2014

Bacardi Appoints Rich Andrews As VP, Commercial For North America, Replacing Departing Hopkins

Following the news yesterday that industry veteran Pete Carr has succeeded Robert Furniss-Roe as president of Bacardi North America, the drinks giant has announced another key change to its U.S. leadership team. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 19, 2014

News Briefs for August 19, 2014

•American Pioneer Winegrowers has launched its first brand, The White Doe, a blend of 80% Chenin Blanc and 20% Viognier. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 19, 2014

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