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Daily Archive: April 15, 2013

Pernod Ricard Begins U.S. Launch Of Absolut Elyx, A Handcrafted Ultra-Premium Vodka

Pernod Ricard USA has begun rolling out Absolut Elyx, its new handcrafted upscale vodka extension, in key urban markets across the United States. Continue reading →

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Distell Acquires Burn Stewart For $244 Million

South Africa-based Distell has acquired 100% of Scotch producer Burn Stewart from CL World Brands and Angostura Limited in a deal worth $244 million. Continue reading →

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China Cuts Back On Big-Buck Bordeaux

The party’s over for Bordeaux first-growths in China. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 15, 2013

•Florida energy executive Bill Koch was awarded $12 million in punitive damages Friday in his court victory over fellow wine collector Eric Greenberg in Manhattan, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 15, 2013