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Tariff Troubles Slow American Whiskey’s International Expansion

The growth of American whiskey outside the United States has been a boon to U.S. distillers recent years, but that progress stalled in the latter half of 2018 owing to trade tensions between the U.S. and its major global partners. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 21, 2019

Constellation Confirms Divestiture Plans

Last fall, reports surfaced that Constellation is mulling a sell-off of non-priority wine brands—including Clos du Bois, Cook’s, Arbor Mist, and Mark West—that could total $3 billion. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 21, 2019

News Briefs for February 21, 2019

•Total Wine & More’s challenge to Connecticut’s minimum pricing laws took a hit yesterday when a three-judge panel affirmed an earlier dismissal of Total’s lawsuit by a lower court. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 21, 2019

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 21, 2019

•A-B InBev has agreed to acquire San Diego-based Cutwater Spirits for an undisclosed price. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 21, 2019

Bitters Keep Climbing As Consumers Explore New Flavor Profiles

As consumers continue to expand their flavor repertoires, bitter liqueurs and aperitifs have begun to catch fire in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 20, 2019

News Briefs for February 20, 2019

•A new blended Bourbon from MGP, a Littlemill 40-year-old from Loch Lomond, a new single cask collection from Douglas Laing & Co., and two new whiskies from Germany are among the new releases profiled in Whisky Advocate’s latest whisk(e)y roundup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 20, 2019

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