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Daily Archive: January 22, 2016

Amid Whisk(e)y’s Surge, Vodka Shows Strength, Placing 10 Brands On Impact’s Top 25 List

While whisk(e)y’s surge has reshaped the U.S. spirits market, Impact Databank’s exclusive ranking of the U.S. market’s top 25 spirits brands shows that vodka remains a force. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 22, 2016

Australian Wine Exports To The U.S. Rise 4% In 2015

Australian wine exports to the U.S. market posted solid value growth in the 12 months through December, as wines priced above $10 a bottle continued to gain ground. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 22, 2016

Beso del Sol Sangria Projecting 300,000 Cases For 2016

After receiving new capital funding last year, bag-in-box sangria brand Beso del Sol has ambitious growth plans for 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 22, 2016

News Briefs for January 22, 2016

•On-premise traffic fell 1.2% for the year in 2015, according to GuestMetrics, due in part to an underperforming and ill-timed holiday season, as traffic fell 2.6% for the four weeks through December 27. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 22, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 22, 2016

•Hood River, Oregon’s Full Sail Brewing Company is bringing back limited-release brew Slipknot IPA as part of its Brewmaster Reserve series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 22, 2016