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Monthly Archive: December 2013

Diageo Applies Multipronged Approach To Boost Struggling Baileys

Perhaps no spirits brand is as synonymous with the holiday season as Baileys. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2013

Prosecco Bubbling Over While Champagne Is Basically Flat In U.S.

When U.S. consumers raise a glass to celebrate the New Year tonight, chances are better than ever that they’ll be doing so with Prosecco. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2013

Diddy, Driving Force Behind Cîroc’s Success, Said To Be Partnering With DeLeón Tequila

The New York Post has reported that entertainment mogul Diddy has entered into an alliance with upscale DeLeón Tequila. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2013

Gallo Going On Offense In Washington With Columbia Winery Relaunch

Having entered the burgeoning Washington wine category last year with the acquisitions of the Columbia Winery and Covey Run brands, E.&J. Gallo is now planning to raise Columbia’s profile with a 2014 relaunch. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 30, 2013

News Briefs for December 30, 2013

•Glazer’s, Inc. has named Leah Mulvey corporate vice president national accounts on-premise, effective January 15, 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 30, 2013

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 30, 2013

•Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Founders Brewing will introduce Smoked Porter, an addition to its Backstage Series, beginning in February. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 30, 2013

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