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Daily Archive: August 8, 2013

Whiskey, Vodka And Tequila Drive Beam In First Half, But Skinnygirl Slips

Beam Inc. said strong growth across its whiskey portfolio and solid performances by Pinnacle vodka and Sauza Tequila helped drive a 14% rise in its North American sales to $771 million in the first half of 2013 (organically sales were up 7%), despite a marked slowdown in its Skinnygirl franchise. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Second Storm In A Week Savages Bordeaux

Bordeaux recently suffered its second destructive hail storm in a week, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 8, 2013

•Four Roses Distillery has unveiled its 2013 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for August 8, 2013

•The Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) reports that net sales were up 10.7% in the company’s fiscal second quarter ended June 30, 2013. Continue reading →

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