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Daily Archive: January 8, 2013

Interview: Simon Hunt of William Grant & Sons

Last year was another strong one for William Grant & Sons USA, with its brands showing double-digit growth across the portfolio. SND recently caught up with Simon Hunt, president and managing director-North America at William Grant & Sons, to get a recap of 2012 and a look at what’s ahead for 2013. Continue reading →

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Bacardi Acquires St-Germain, Aiming To Make Brand Into Global Player

Bacardi Ltd. has acquired St-Germain elderflower liqueur, one of the market’s fastest-growing spirits brands, from the Cooper Spirits Co. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for January 8, 2013

Anheuser-Busch will introduce its Budweiser Black Crown extension nationally on January 21, and back the higher-alcohol extension with ads during Super Bowl XLVII on February 3. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for January 8, 2013

•Fort Washington, Maryland wholesaler DOPS, Inc. has sold the distribution rights to seven craft brands in Maryland and Washington, D.C. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 8, 2013