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Daily Archive: March 27, 2014

Impact Seminar Snapshot: Shapira, Wagner And Deutsch On The Family Approach To Brand-Building

While much of last week’s Impact Marketing Seminar put the spotlight on digital trends, social media and the Millennial demographic, independent players Heaven Hill Distilleries, Caymus Vineyards and Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits were on hand to discuss the advantages and challenges of being a family-held drinks business. Continue reading →

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Bacardi Unveils D’ussé XO

Two years after launching the D’ussé Cognac brand with a VSOP offering, Bacardi is extending the upscale label with an XO expression. Continue reading →

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Diageo Files Lawsuit Against Heaven Hill’s Admiral Nelson In Canada

Diageo has filed a lawsuit against Heaven Hill in Canada, accusing Heaven Hill’s Admiral Nelson’s rum brand of infringing on Diageo’s Captain Morgan trademark. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for March 27, 2014

•Aiming to bolster Accolade Wines’ international business, owner CHAMP Private Equity has secured a US$300 million loan for the wine group. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 27, 2014

•As part of an expansion plan, Half Acre Beer Co. in Chicago has acquired a site for a second brewery just a mile north of its current facility. Continue reading →

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