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Monthly Archive: September 2013

Exclusive: Impact Databank’s Ranking Of The Top 10 U.S. Spirits Marketers

After a half-decade characterized by titanic brand shifts, one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history and a renaissance in the whisky category, the U.S. market’s 10 largest spirits companies all displayed volume growth in 2012 for the second consecutive year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 30, 2013

Whisky Advocate Set To Hold WhiskyFest Weekend New York On October 11-12

SND’s sister publication Whisky Advocate is gearing up for its second annual WhiskyFest Weekend in New York October 11-12 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 30, 2013

News Briefs for September 30, 2013

•Pernod Ricard’s Irish Distillers has extended its Redbreast Irish whiskey brand with a new 21-Year-Old. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 30, 2013

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 30, 2013

•San Diego’s Karl Strauss Brewing is bringing back its Oktoberfest seasonal, increasing production 20% this year to meet demand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 30, 2013

For Distributors, Craft Beer’s Rise Brings Opportunities And Challenges

With its continued double-digit gains, craft beer is popular with U.S. beer wholesalers these days, particularly in light of the struggles faced by mainstream domestic brews. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2013

Study Raises Concerns Over Pesticide Residues in French Wines

A new study on pesticide residue in wine has caused a furor in France by raising questions about leading labels, including Bordeaux’s Mouton Cadet and seven wines from large French producer Castel, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2013

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