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Activist Investment Group Pressures Pernod For Changes

Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. has taken a 2.5% stake in Pernod Ricard and is urging changes at the world’s second-largest spirits marketer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 12, 2018

News Briefs for December 12, 2018

•Shaw-Ross International is adding Italy’s La Scolca to its import portfolio, effective January 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 12, 2018

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 12, 2018

•Wyoming Whiskey will release the highly limited second batch of their Barrel Strength Bourbon. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 12, 2018

Interview, Part 2: Amy Hoopes, President, Wente Family Estates

In the second part of our interview with Amy Hoopes, the Wente Family Estates president discusses trends in the rising direct-to-consumer segment, export markets, and how the emergence of cannabis as a new consumer category could impact the business moving forward. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 11, 2018

News Briefs for December 11, 2018

•New in the ready-to-drink sector, Portland, Oregon-based Picnic Table Wine Co. has launched Picnic Sparkling Wine Cocktail in Berry and Citrus variations. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 11, 2018

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 11, 2018

•Hawaii-based Maui Brewing Company has partnered with California’s Smog City Brewing to launch Star Maps Kolsch. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 11, 2018

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