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Daily Archive: June 16, 2014

Pernod Sets Out Global Ambitions For Jameson, Looking To Double Sales By 2020

With Jameson Irish whiskey continuing to soar in the U.S. and globally, brand owner Pernod Ricard is doubling down on the brand, announcing its intention to double Jameson’s sales to €1 billion ($1.4b) by 2020. Continue reading →

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Wine Spectator: Hail Shreds Vines Across Northern Bordeaux and Cognac

At 3 a.m. on June 9, hail began violently pelting Bordeaux’s northern Médoc region, as well as Cognac’s vineyards just to the north, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 16, 2014

•Wine marketer Riondo USA is entering the spirits category via an agreement to handle sales and marketing for Dirty Tequila. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 16, 2014

•Boston Beer Co.’s Samuel Adams has re-released its limited edition Latitude 48 IPA Deconstructed 12-pack. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 16, 2014