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Daily Archive: August 1, 2013

Beam’s Cruzan Launches Velvet Cinn, Distiller’s Collection, Bolstering Upscale Push

Beam Inc.’s Cruzan rum appears to have fully recovered in the U.S., where the brand has returned to growth via an aggressive innovation and premiumization push. Continue reading →

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Trinchero Intros New Female-Targeted Wine Brand, Fancy Pants

Trinchero Family Estates has launched a new wine brand, Fancy Pants, into national distribution. Continue reading →

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Constellation’s Rex Goliath On A Tear

After rising 31% to more than 2.3 million cases last year, Impact “Hot Brand” Rex Goliath continues to surge in 2013, growing sales by 18% and volume by 21% in the 52 weeks endedApril 21, according to SymphonyIRI. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 1, 2013

•Pernod Ricard’s Kahlúa liqueur is prepping a pair of seasonal launches for the fall and winter, including its new Kahlúa Pumpkin Spice and returning flavor Kahlúa Peppermint Mocha. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for August 1, 2013

Sierra Nevada Brewing has added a new seasonal, Flipside Red IPA, to its lineup in time for fall. Continue reading →

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