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Monthly Archive: February 2013

After A Challenging First Half, Treasury Ramps Up Activity On Core Brands

With sales and profits at Treasury Wine Estates Americas down in its fiscal first half (ended December 31, 2012), and its high-end business hampered by supply constraints, managing director Sandra LeDrew tells Shanken News Daily that the company is ramping up activity behind core brands like Beringer, Lindemans and Chateau St. Jean. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 28, 2013

News Briefs for February 28, 2013

•Two top Pernod Ricard executives are switching posts, effective July 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 28, 2013

Craft Brewing And Distilling News for February 28, 2013

•Colorado’s Woody Creek Distillers is set to make its debut with six ultra-premium spirits offerings. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 28, 2013

ABI’s U.S. Volume Rises For First Time Since 2008, But Budweiser Still Struggles

Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) is toasting its first volume growth in the U.S. in four years, with shipments to wholesalers up 0.7% for all of 2012 and accelerating to +2.7% in the fourth quarter. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2013

Rémy Doubling Production At Bruichladdich

After acquiring Islay’s Bruichladdich Scotch whisky distillery for $90 million last September, Rémy Cointreau says it’s hiking production at the facility in anticipation of future demand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2013

Wild Turkey Extends Russell’s Reserve With Single Barrel Bourbon

Campari’s Wild Turkey distillery has extended its Russell’s Reserve small-batch Bourbon brand with a new single barrel offering. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2013

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