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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

Pernod Returns To Sales Growth In Q1, Despite Slower U.S. Progress

After a flat sales performance in its full fiscal year through June, Pernod Ricard returned to revenue growth in the three months through September, its fiscal first quarter, with sales up 2% organically to €2.04 billion ($2.58b). Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 23, 2014

News Briefs for October 23, 2014

•Beverage alcohol delivery provider Drizly has added Indianapolis to its territory, partnering with local retail chain Big Red Liquors. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 23, 2014

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 23, 2014

•Upstate New York-based Ithaca Beer Company is releasing the second annual Box of Hops four-beer variety pack. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 23, 2014

Saké Thriving On Growth In Asian Accounts, Influx Of New Consumers

As U.S. consumers broaden their drinking repertoires and explore more sophisticated taste profiles, saké producers have seen their opportunities multiply. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 22, 2014

News Briefs for October 22, 2014

•Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA—parent company of Bordeaux first-growth Château Mouton-Rothschild—has appointed Philippe Sereys de Rothschild chairman of its supervisory board. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 22, 2014

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