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Daily Archive: June 1, 2016

Bacardi Ups Ante In Havana Club Battle, Unveiling New Expression And National Distribution

While it remains locked in a trademark battle with Pernod Ricard over the Havana Club rum label in the U.S. market, Bacardi has unveiled plans to back its Puerto Rico-produced version of its Havana Club brand with a new Anejo Clasico dark rum, a national distribution footprint and a fresh advertising campaign. Continue reading →

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Cuervo IPO Reportedly Slated For Third Quarter

Casa Cuervo, owned by the Beckmann family, is solidifying plans toward a third-quarter IPO valued between $500 million and $1 billion, Bloomberg reports. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for June 1, 2016

•Hailstorms and other severe weather wreaked havoc on the Cognac region last week, damaging more than 10,000 acres of vineyards—nearly 10% of the overall crop. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 1, 2016

•North Texas-based Western Son Distillery is adding Western Son Apricot Flavored Vodka to their lineup. Continue reading →

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