News Briefs for February 17, 2016February 17, 2016
•Pernod Ricard is introducing the first single cask offering under its Redbreast Irish whiskey brand. Redbreast Single Cask #30087, matured for 16 years, was bottled without chill filtration at 59.9% abv. The new entry, of which only 576 bottles are being released globally, is selling exclusively through The Whisky Exchange at £180 ($257) a bottle.
•Tempos Vega Sicilia is moving to the portfolio of distributor David Bowler Wine in the New York market. Tempos Vega Sicilia’s portfolio—including Vega Sicilia, Alion, Pintia and Macan in Spain, and Tokaj-Oremus in Hungary—was previously distributed in New York by Skurnik Wines & Spirits. Tempos Vega Sicilia’s wines are imported to the U.S. by Europvin.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.